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Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others.
People with schizophrenia may have additional conditions, such as substance abuse, PTSD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Major Depression.
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Treatment for Schizophrenia at the Center of Excellence in Co-Occurring Medicine includes a thorough evaluation and routine follow-up care to ensure that Schizophrenia and any co-occurring conditions are properly diagnosed and treated.
The treatment team at The Center of Excellence encourages patients with Schizophrenia to engage in therapy consistently. Research has shown that participating in psychotherapeutic services helps prevent psychiatric hospitalization and relapses (National Institute of Mental Health).