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Is there a cure for residual schizophrenia?

There is no cure for residual schizophrenia or for any type of schizophrenia. People develop varying degrees and types of schizophrenia, and most people will continue to need treatment throughout their lives. Treatment with antipsychotic medication, along with therapy, community and family support, and life skills training helps many people with schizophrenia to experience fewer symptoms of their condition.

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How does residual schizophrenia affect the body?
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How is residual schizophrenia diagnosed?
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How do I care for someone with residual schizophrenia?
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Should my doctor and I discuss my residual schizophrenia symptoms?
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