Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a rare reaction to antipsychotic drugs that treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions. It affects the nervous system and causes symptoms like a high fever and muscle stiffness.
The condition is serious, but it’s treatable. Most people who get it make a full recovery when it’s found early.
Schizoaffective disorder can affect all of your life, including work or school, family, friends, and other relationships. Most people who have it go through times called relapses, when their symptoms surface.
Although there is no cure, there are treatments that can manage symptoms.
The symptoms of schizoaffective disorder may vary greatly from one person to the next and may be mild or severe. They may include: