There is no known cure for ]]>schizophrenia]]>, but it is highly treatable. Treatment approaches are chosen based on their ability to reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia as well as their ability to decrease the chances that a relapse will occur.

Different treatment approaches for schizophrenia include:

  • Possible hospitalization during acute episodes
  • Medications to control psychosis and coexisting conditions
  • Psychosocial treatments to improve psychological, social, and occupational problems
  • Education and support for families of people with schizophrenia

Treatment involves the following:

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At this time, surgical procedures are not a treatment option for schizophrenia.