Donna A. Wirshing, MD

MERCY HOSPITAL PHARMACY

401 WOODLAND HILLS BLVD

Articles

Treatment Challenges in Schizophrenia: A Multifaceted Approach to Relapse Prevention

April 01, 2006

While an antipsychotic medication is the first step of treatment for schizophrenia, it is increasingly recognized that comprehensive care requires the integration of adjunctive therapies and attention to long-term treatment goals.

Schizophrenia Treatment Challenges

May 01, 2003

There are many factors that contribute to patients with schizophrenia not taking their medication, including side effects and lack of education. What can clinicians do to help their patients adhere to treatment? Should clinicians be spending more time educating their patients? How will long-acting medications affect adherence issues?