The Facts About Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Treatment-Resistant Depression

What women need to know about these mental illnesses

by Ginny Graves
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Photograph: Illustration by Gérard Dubois

Prognosis The rate of recovery is 40 percent for those treated in a primary care setting, says Katon. “But when patients see the right specialist, almost twice the number of people respond well to treatment,” he says.

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Originally published in the May 2013 issue

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