I've noted that full recovery from schizophrenia has been said to be non-existent, rare, 20%, 25%, and 33% in various articles and studies. Here is an article which collects some long-term studies of schizophrenia: Long-Term Follow-Up Studies of Schizophrenia
One thing to point out about these studies is that in the WHO study it has been said that the better rate of recovery in developing countries may be due to the fact that neuroleptics are rarely used there.
this past week's progress --
- medication: continued taking 10 mg Abilify in the morning each day
- sleep: averaged 10 hours a night
- exercise: walked 2 days
- diet: ate 3-4 meals a day
- weight: 158 lbs.
- mood: ok all mornings but one, when I awoke depressed