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Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder

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What Is the Outlook for People With Schizoaffective Disorder?

There is no cure for schizoaffective disorder, but treatment has been shown to be effective in minimizing the symptoms, and in helping the person better cope with the disorder and improve social functioning.

Can Schizoaffective Disorder Be Prevented?

There is no known way to prevent schizoaffective disorder. However, early diagnosis and treatment can help a person avoid or reduce frequent relapses and hospitalizations, and help decrease the disruption to the person's life, family and friendships.

 

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on February 13, 2014
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