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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.

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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.

Marijuana-related problems fall well within the scope of psychiatric practice: many patients use marijuana, which is likely to affect their psychiatric symptoms and response to treatment.

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