Treating Schizophrenia

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This 8 page paper discusses various treatments of the mental illness schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a chronic, life-long illness, but it can be managed with treatment. Among the therapies discussed are cognitive-behavioral therapy, medication, social skills training and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). The writer also gives some of the symptoms of the disease, and argues that a combination of treatments is more effective than medication alone. ECT is reported to be extremely effective and beneficial. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.