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
At the 2008 convention, I was fortunate to catch up with Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI's medical director, and his colleague, Stephen... Read more »