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How do other illnesses affect residual schizophrenia?

Other illnesses or conditions that affect the brain, such as depression, anxiety, or drug addiction can occur along with schizophrenia. Some of these conditions may be treated with antidepressant or anti-anxiety medications. Schizophrenia can be disabling, and having other conditions along with schizophrenia can make it more difficult for a person to cope. A medical professional should check for, treat, or rule out other conditions that may be present along with schizophrenia.

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What are the symptoms of residual schizophrenia?
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The symptoms of residual schizophrenia may occur for at least a year and include the following: isol...
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Can residual schizophrenia be prevented?
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There is no way to prevent residual schizophrenia. However, people with residual schizophrenia can m...
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How common is residual schizophrenia?
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Residual schizophrenia is not one of the more common types of schizophrenia. It is less common t...
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How does residual schizophrenia affect the body?
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If you have residual schizophrenia, you may no longer have hallucinations or delusions. However,...
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