Schizophrenia is a chronic, neurological disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, shows emotions and socializes with other people. It is characterized by recurring episodes of psychosis  which is a type of mental disorder in which one cannot tell the difference between what is real and what isn’t.
There is no cure for schizophrenia. The symptoms can only be managed through the use of medications and some forms of therapy. You may need to stay on drugs for the rest of your life so that the symptoms can be managed. This article gives details about the kind of medications and therapy used to treat schizophrenia.