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Here: Details of a randomized trial of an alpha-7 nicotinic receptor agonist in schizophrenia.
5 Ways to Transform Health Behaviors
Proper technique, practiced over time, can transform an appointment from "medication management" to a serious change in behavior, as evidenced by the 5 examples featured in this article.
DNA Methylation in Schizophrenia
What role does DNA methylation play in schizophrenia?
A Promising Approach to Improve Cognition
Details of a randomized trial of an alpha-7 nicotinic receptor agonist in schizophrenia.
Assessing Psychosis: A Clinician’s Guide
Methods of identifying and understanding the intricacies of psychosis in clinical settings.
How Antipsychotic Medication May Save Lives
For patients suffering the chronic, debilitating symptoms of schizophrenia, antipsychotic medication is a critical component of treatment—and may literally be life-saving.
CBT for Psychosis
How to make cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis feasible in a busy practice with limited resources.
Using Motivational Interviewing to Improve Health Behaviors in Psychotic Patients
Broaching the subject of changing behaviors can be daunting. Motivational interviewing may make these conversations easier.
Marijuana—Legal, But Not by Prescription
What are the pros and cons of marijuana use? Dr Andrew Saxon gives his viewpoint on why he is against medical marijuana but in favor of legalization of recreational use of marijuana.
New Psychopharmacology Algorithms
Dr David Osser offers compelling reasons why you might want to take a look at these 7 algorithms, each of which offers actionable consultations—usually in under 2 minutes.
New Research in the Genetics of Autism
An expert discusses the clinical, biological, and genetic components of de novo mutations and autism spectrum disorders.
Evidence-Based Practices in Managing Agitation and Aggression
A video summarizing key points of a presentation titled “Agitation and Aggression: Managing the Acute Episode and Beyond, An Evidence-Based Approach.”
In This Issue: Volume 33, No. 3
Check out what's new in schizophrenia research, personality disorders, patient education, integrative psychiatry, addiction, and more.
Psychiatry Roundup: March 2016
Editors' choices of noteworthy psychiatry stories from around the Web: genetics of schizophrenia, Alzheimer disease, the perils of mixing prescription and over-the-counter medications, new guidelines for treating pain with opioids, and other topics.
5 Domains of Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Negative symptoms identified from the Negative Symptom Assessment and the behaviors that might be observed in each of 5 domains.
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