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11 Tips for Taking Care of Schizophrenia Caregivers

Caregivers Need Care, Too

More than 60% of caregivers who look after people with schizophrenia say it's tough to find time for themselves. But self-care is especially important for caregivers, who have an increased risk for depression, anxiety, and extreme stress. Tend to your emotional, mental and physical.

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