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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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How is residual schizophrenia diagnosed?
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Before someone can be diagnosed with residual schizophrenia, a doctor must make sure that the person...
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How do I manage my residual schizophrenia on a daily basis?
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To manage residual schizophrenia on a daily basis, follow your doctor's treatment plan. The most imp...
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What is residual schizophrenia?
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Residual schizophrenia is one of several types of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia has different kinds o...
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Is there a cure for residual schizophrenia?
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There is no cure for residual schizophrenia or for any type of schizophrenia. People develop varying...
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