Recovery from schizophrenia: is it possible?

  title={Recovery from schizophrenia: is it possible?},
  author={Antonio Vita and Stefano Barlati},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  • A. Vita, S. Barlati
  • Published 1 May 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
Purpose of review Schizophrenia has a heterogeneous range of end states, from severe cases requiring repeated hospitalization to cases in which a single illness episode is followed by complete remission. The purpose of the present review is to examine recent literature on recovery in schizophrenia, focusing on the predictive factors and on the possibility to achieve it. Recent findings Roughly half of schizophrenia patients recovered or significantly improved over the long term, suggesting that… 

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