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How to Treat Delusional Disorder?

  1. Under the care of a psychiatrist. Make sure organic causes are ruled out by careful examination and blood tests.
  2. Family therapy, Social therapy, and Cognitive behavioral therapy can be considered.
  3. Medications can be Haloperidol (3mg/day starting dose, up to 20mg), Chlorpromazine(75mg/day starting dose, upto 300mg a day), or in case of difficulty in compliance, Fluphenazine depot injection 12.5 to 100mg every 2-5 weeks.
  4. Adjust medications for effectiveness and side effects.
  5. For the acute episode, consider treatment for 12 months.