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We’ve been waiting since 1953, the year chlorpromazine was introduced to the US as a revolutionary treatment for schizophrenia, for an active treatment for tardive dyskinesia that the FDA judged to be effective.

Current research investigates new pathophysiologic mechanisms and lays the groundwork for redefining schizophrenia based on distinct medical subclasses—which may lead to more targeted and effective treatments. Details here.

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How does a pituitary result in a psychiatric emergency? Read more clues to this clinical puzzle.

Despite increasing awareness of the cardiovascular risks, adequate treatment of the metabolic syndrome remains a persistent challenge.

Monitoring patients for 5 key changes can help avert drug toxicity.

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Here: common misconceptions about assisted outpatient treatment--and how this tool can help selected mentally ill patients who are most difficult to treat.

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Functional remediation therapy addresses the cognitive problems of the nearly 50% of patients who remain impaired even when euthymic.

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