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I have been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder with

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I have been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder with borderline personality traits I've suffered with mental health issues since my early 20s I'm now in my 60s I'm having big problems with mood swings and the voices are terrible I've tried distraction but it doesn't work my phych has increased my Antiphychotic meds how long does it take for my meds to start working?? And is there anything you can suggest that my help me control the moods ect??
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 4 months ago.

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It can take up to three weeks for the new medicine to take effect.

If the voices and mood swings are out control you might ask your psychiatrist to admit you to the hospital. In this controlled, safe environment they can use stronger meds and treatments to get you feeling better much faster.

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