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Antipsychotic medications are the most effective treatment for schizophrenia Long-term risks of antipsychotic medications include a movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia (people development movements they can’t control, especially around the mouth) Clozapine is the most effective medication for schizophrenia symptoms Treatment
Research has found that exercise programs improved mental state for measures including anxiety and depression, when compared to standard care
Research is rather new in this field and exercise prescription is very limited, more rigorous research is being called for
Exercise as a form of Treatment
Wiley-Blackwell (2010, May 12). Schizophrenia: Regular exercise guidelines still apply.ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2011, from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/05/100511192250.htm http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001925/ Sources