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Wife Seems to Be Schizophrenic: How to Help?

In this counseling answer: I urge you, in sha’ Allah, to speak with the psychologist about your options. Continue asking her to go for an evaluation and possibly offering a reward as recommended. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum brother, I am sorry to hear of your most difficult situation at home and with your wife. May Allah (swt) reward you for …

From Depression to Schizophrenia

In this counseling answer: “Long-term depression is not something that can be stopped just because one desires to. The body is finely tuned to the mind, and physiological aspects like how you sleep or eat, metabolism, heart rate and your immune system are affected by long-term depression. If you can consider a sport like swimming, or …

Can I Marry Her Despite My Schizophrenia?

Can I Marry Her Despite My Schizophrenia?

In this counseling answer: “There is not a ruling against it. With your ability to go to high school, graduate and go on to college, your outlook in sha’ Allah should be very good, based on what you have said. As long as you are honest with your intended, and she knows exactly what is involved, you …

Natural Cures for Schizophrenia

Sigmund Freud said, “Psychoanalysis is not suitable for such diseases as schizophrenia and successful treatment will be found to be biochemical.” Some scientists and physicians, however, seem to have misunderstood the word “biochemical.” In the 1950’s, painful and typically ineffective insulin injections, barbiturates, morphine, and electro-convulsive therapy were used for schizophrenic patients. Modern medications are …

Distressed by Living in My Inner World

Distressed by Living in My Inner World

In this counseling answer: “I ask you, dear sister, to try to get over the fear of being diagnosed with a psychological illness. We, as humans, go through all sorts of illnesses throughout our lives; however, Allah provided us with those who are trained to help.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing to us with …

I’m Married to a Drug Addict who Suffers from Schizophrenia

I’m Married to a Drug Addict who Suffers from Schizophrenia

In this counseling answer: “Please, keep yourself and your son safe by living separate and get counseling for all the trauma you have been through, sister. Approach his parents for help and ask him to get counseling. Find time to spend with friends doing enjoyable things as well as family times with your son. Try …

Hearing Voices That Are Not Real: How to Cope?

Hearing Voices That Are Not Real: How to Cope?

In this counseling answer: There are a few things people who hear voices can try to manage these voices. They can listen to the Quran, keep themselves busy, look for what triggers these voices and try overcoming them, join a support network, and make du’aa’. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh, I’m not in a …

Schizophrenia: Do Qur'anic Verses Help?

Schizophrenia: Do Qur'anic Verses Help?

Answer: Dear questioner, Your question is very important and merits a very detailed response. The Islamic perspective on mental illness cannot be satisfactorily explained in a short answer, and this forum is not meant for long explanatory responses. However, I will attempt to clarify a couple of points you have raised. How does healing through …

My Arranged Marriage with a Schizophrenic

My Arranged Marriage with a Schizophrenic

Answer: As-Salaam ‘Alaykum sister, I am sorry to hear of your difficulty. Your parents’ request of simply trying more is unrealistic. Your husband needs professional psychiatry if he is truly schizophrenic. He will most likely need medication and ongoing treatment to overcome his condition. It is important to get the help of empathetic family members to …

Miracles Happen to Me: Real or Just Delusion?

Miracles Happen to Me: Real or Just Delusion?

Answer: As-Salamu ’Alaikum brother, Thank you, brother, for writing in. Your experiences which you describe are most amazing. As I am not an Islamic scholar, I cannot definitely advise you on whether you should discuss these with other people or not. I kindly suggest that you pray to Allah (swt) for guidance concerning these „miracles” …



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