Is recovery from mental health conditions such as schizophrenia possible?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Absolutely! When it comes to mental health conditions like schizophrenia, recovery means that you have control of your symptoms and have prolonged remission such that you are successfully managing and completing your daily tasks and coping with whatever challenges arise constructively. With regular medication, therapy, social interventions, and/or behavioral training programs, people with schizophrenia can successfully manage their symptoms and learn coping mechanisms so that they excel at work and maintain stable social relationships.

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