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Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout history. Roughly 1% of Americans have schizophrenia. The good news is that it's treatable.

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Gender Differences in Schizophrenia

If you or a loved one has schizophrenia, you know that many different factors can affect your disease.
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Managing Side Effects of Schizophrenia Drugs

By relieving symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized thinking, they help you lead a fuller life.
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How the Affordable Care Act Affects People with Mental Illness

If you or a loved one has schizophrenia, getting the right medical service is paramount.
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Why Do So Many Schizophrenics Smoke?

A whopping 75 - 90% of people with schizophrenia smoke.

A Closer Look at Treatment

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Long-Acting Drugs May Cut Relapse Rate

The risk of having to go back to the hospital is sometimes lower for people who take injections for schizophrenia.
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6 Tips for Boosting Medication Compliance

Taking medications as prescribed can be difficult for people with schizophrenia. That's why you need a medication action plan.   

Living Better with Schizophrenia

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Nutrition and Exercise Essentials

When you help your loved one make positive lifestyle changes, you’re helping him or her enjoy a longer, healthier life.
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Taking Care of Caregivers

Being a caregiver for someone with schizophrenia is incredibly demanding. But who takes care of you?
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Ways to Succeed at Work or School

Do you dream of finishing your degree or getting—and keeping—a good job? Don't let schizophrenia stop you.

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