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Treatments for Schizophrenia
There is no known cure for schizophrenia, but it is treatable. Treatment approaches are chosen based on their ability to reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia and the chances it will reoccur.
Different treatment approaches for schizophrenia include:
Treatment involves the following:
At this time, surgical procedures are not a treatment option for schizophrenia.
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What is schizophrenia? National Alliance on Mental Illness website. Available at: http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=schizophrenia9. Accessed November 7, 2012.
Last reviewed November 2012 by Rimas Lukas, MD
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