There is no known cure for schizophrenia , but it is treatable. Treatment approaches are chosen based on their ability to reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia and the chances it will reoccur.

Different treatment approaches for schizophrenia include:

    
  • Possible hospitalization during severe episodes
  • Medications to control psychosis and conditions that occur with it
  • Psychosocial treatments to improve psychological, social, and occupational problems
  • Education and support for families of people with schizophrenia
  • Treatment involves the following:

    At this time, surgical procedures are not a treatment option for schizophrenia.