Prognosis of Schizophrenia 14
Prognosis of Schizophrenia 14: Treatment can alleviate symptoms but patients often tend to suffer symptoms throughout the rest of their lives. Treatment plans must be adhered to in order to avoid complications such as suicide or acts of violence. The best prognosis is achieved by early management of the condition with strict adherence to the treatment plan. Factors which increase the risk of a good prognosis:
- Being female
- Rapid onset of symptoms
- Increased age of onset
- Mainly positive rather than negative symptoms
- Presence of mood symptoms
- Good level of functioning before illness
- Good support network and positive attitude from people around them
...see also Overview of Schizophrenia 14
Onset of Schizophrenia 14: Most common ages of onset are the teenage and early adolescent years though it can be diagnosed in children in as young as 7. It rarely develops after the age of 45.
Complications of Schizophrenia 14 may include:
- Patients tend to face an increased risk of substance abuse which can exacerbate symptoms in some patients
- Patients tend to face an increased risk of suicide
- Violent acts
- more complications...»
See also complications of Schizophrenia 14.
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The 'prognosis' of Schizophrenia 14 usually refers to the likely outcome
of Schizophrenia 14.
The prognosis of Schizophrenia 14
may include the duration of Schizophrenia 14, chances of complications of Schizophrenia 14,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Schizophrenia 14, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Schizophrenia 14.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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