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May 05, 2020
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are among the most serious psychiatric disorders and play a disproportionate role among individuals who end up homeless, incarcerated, and who die by suicide. Why the lack of research?
March 14, 2018
The last major study of the prevalence of schizophrenia in the US was carried out in the early 1980s. The results from that study have been used for 3 decades.
November 15, 2017
How to decrease recidivism for individuals with serious mental illnesses who are released from jails or prisons or discharged from hospitals? Here are several effective mechanisms.
May 25, 2017
After lounging on the doorstep of respectability for the past decade, assisted outpatient treatment is here to stay. But some still balk at the notion.
April 29, 2017
Here: common misconceptions about assisted outpatient treatment--and how this tool can help selected mentally ill patients who are most difficult to treat.
August 22, 2016
Individuals with serious mental illness are responsible for more than 7% of the nation’s homicides. What can be done to reduce this deadly phenomenon?
March 23, 2016
Reasons for the overall low rate of clozapine use brings to light questionable decisions on the part of policymakers
February 25, 2016
The current shortage of psychiatric beds in the US is a major problem. Patients are discharged prematurely and often have to be readmitted or end up homeless or incarcerated.
November 18, 2015
A report on Medicaid and Medicare fraud, excessive waste, and frivolous expenditures-all at the expense of those who suffer from psychiatric illness.
December 24, 2014
The funding of mental illness services in the US is more thought-disordered than any of the thought-disordered patients it is meant to serve.