Author | S. Charles Schulz, MD

Articles

A Multidisciplinary Approach to First-Episode Psychosis

May 14, 2016

First-episode psychosis cases are presented here using the RAISE study model-individual sessions, family psycho-education, social advancement in school work, and an expert psychiatrist prescriber.

The Schizophrenia Sessions at the 2015 APA Annual Meeting

May 15, 2015

Here is just a sample of the many great presentations on schizophrenia at this year’s meeting.

Practical Approaches to Treating Early Stages of Schizophrenia

November 08, 2012

There has been substantial interest lately on the early stages of schizophrenia and the effects of untreated psychosis. Clinical trials have focused on medications for first episode, assessments of adverse effects, and “care paths” for the early/prodromal stage of psychosis.

Atypical Antipsychotics for Treatment of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

March 01, 2008

The number of prescriptions for antipsychotic treatment of teenagers has increased sharply in office-based medical practice. Adolescents with psychotic symptoms frequently present for clinical evaluation, and early-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders (onset of psychotic symptoms before the age of 18 years) represent an important consideration in the differential diagnosis in these youths