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Mortality Risk After Discharge From Psychiatric Care
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Antipsychotics and Breast Cancer Risk
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Research Findings That Can Change Clinical Practice: Part 1
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Advances in Schizophrenia in 2016
The year 2016 marks a critical time in our understanding of and approaches to treating schizophrenia spectrum disorders.
Introduction: Innovations in Care for People With Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
What an exciting time to be involved in understanding and providing care for people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders!
Video: Monster Slayer
In this short film directed by Caskey, Ben has to make a difficult choice: continue to live with hallucinations, or confront reality, by taking medications that will destroy his imaginary world.
3 Features of Psychosis
In psychosis, the mind disposes of or deflects certain (real) information. Is that so different from a “nonpsychotic” mind?
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