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How common is schizoaffective disorder?

Schizoaffective disorder is a chronic mental illness that affects between 2 and 5 people out of every 1,000 people. Its symptoms are a bit more common in women, and usually begin in early adulthood.

Can you control the symptoms of schizoaffective disorder?

Yes. While there is no cure for schizoaffective disorder, symptoms can often be controlled with proper treatment. Clinicians indicate that treatment for schizoaffective disorder includes medication with psychosocial intervention.