Medication, stress management, education and information are integral in improving the treatment of schizophrenia.
There is no reason why a person with schizophrenia could not be working and functioning as a productive member of the community. That is of course, once the acute symptoms have been treated successfully.
There are several ways to optimise the treatment of this disease. The role of family members and other loved ones should not be underestimated in improving the patient’s quality of life and the outcome of the treatment.