This doesn't help you much, I suppose, but the reality is it there are no easy answers.If there were, there would be no 'episodes'.Most schzophrenics are not dangerous........................exception are paranoid schizophrenics.
It manifests as angry tirades against whatever is around, and a paranoia that the government is unhappy with his behavior.
" Mental Health professionals would love to have the answer for this.
Of course what works for one patient--and I use that word advisedly--would have little or no effect on another patient.
They may also be more prone to violent behavior because patients sometimes experience anger in addition to delusions.
If a patient with paranoid schizophrenia commits an act of violence, it is usually directed at a family member and takes place at home. Essentially, what you're asking is "How can I bring a paranoid schizophrenic back in touch with reality?