A patient may experience one to many hospital stays depending on the severity of their symptoms. However, thanks to advances in schizophrenia treatment, the frequency and duration of hospitalization has been reduced. Patients usually only remained hospitalized until periods of crisis pass.
In July, I celebrate 16 years hospital-free. How is it that I managed to stay on the outside for so long? In a moment, I'll talk about what you can do to increase your chances, too. Before I do, I have some exciting news: SchizophreniaConnection will post next week a two-part interview I conducted with Dr. Xavier…