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In recent years, violence has unfortunately become the tragic touchstone that too often draws the public’s attention to mental illness.
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A psychiatrist's chess game with his patient didn't go the way he expected.
Julia and the Little Shoots
The therapist "goes underwater" with the patient to find what lies in her mind.
Impaired Glucose Homeostasis in First-Episode Schizophrenia
Recent findings suggest metabolic abnormalities may be independent of the effects of antipsychotics.
How Best to Make the Switch to Clozapine
What’s the optimal approach for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia?
A First-Episode Psychosis Treatment Program: “The Disease Doesn’t Define Me”
The Psychiatric Transition Program at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego is a specialized first-episode psychosis program that provides coordinated specialty care to active-duty service members with serious mental illness.
What’s New in Our Understanding of Schizophrenia
During the past 5 years, new insights into the pathophysiological processes that underlie schizophrenia have been revealed. Here's a quick update.
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.
Ultrahigh-Risk Psychosis: Do Things Come in (Omega)-3s?
Can dietary supplementation decrease the risk of transition to psychosis?
Antipsychotic Augmentation vs Monotherapy in Schizophrenia
To augment or not to augment? That is the question.
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