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Psychopharmacology

Overlap of different phenotypic expressions in psychiatric disorders.

What is the clinical response to the occasional presence of psychotic symptoms among patients with eating disorders?

Do atypical antipsychotics increase the risk of major malformations among exposed infants?

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Clinical traditions are important, but they can become ossified as the “right way to treat addiction.” So, we need to turn a sharp, skeptical eye on treatment models.

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Patients with residual symptoms of depression may continue to experience significant occupational and social impairment. The focus of this article is on the residual burden that so often remains after remission is achieved.

For patients suffering the chronic, debilitating symptoms of schizophrenia, antipsychotic medication is a critical component of treatment—and may literally be life-saving.

Both the literature and clinical experience point to considerable risk in discontinuing antipsychotic treatment, for many chronically psychotic patients. Here's why.

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