During an episode of schizophrenia, you may need to stay in the hospital for safety reasons, and to receive basic needs such as food, rest, and hygiene.
Antipsychotic medications are the most effective treatment for schizophrenia. They change the balance of chemicals in the brain and can help control the symptoms of the illness.
These medications are helpful, but they can have side effects. However, many of these side effects can be addressed, and should not prevent people...Read more
When I relapsed, I was in a financial hole because I had only been at my new job for two months, and the health insurance hadn’t yet... Read more »
Recently, a reader made a comment about life expectancy in people who have schizophrenia. This has been a subject of considerable debate... Read more »
Robin Cunningham holds a Bachelors degree in Zoology from the University of Washington. After graduate studies in psychology at Washington and The... Read more »