New findings underscore the potential role of maternal bacterial infections during pregnancy in the etiology of psychosis.
The use of analogies can improve the patient-clinician relationship, foster the therapeutic alliance, and open a dialogue for psychoeducation.
The body image disturbance at the heart of anorexia nervosa is a false perception akin to the perceptual disorders found in schizophrenia.
What will the approval of a transdermal patch mean to patients with schizophrenia as well as psychiatrists looking for innovations in mental health care?
Cannabis contains many different compounds. Based on the current evidence, how does cannabis affect psychosis?
Which treatments have proven to be efficacious in meta-analyses as augmentation of clozapine in reducing positive symptoms of schizophrenia? The answer might surprise you.
Recommendations for patients with serious mental illness to manage their finances safely and conveniently, with as much dignity, privacy, and autonomy as possible.
Although the clinical symptoms of psychotic disorders are dramatic and are what most clinicians focus on as their treatment targets, impairments in a wide range of cognitive function are observed in these illnesses.
Memory impairments have been shown to compromise quality of life in patients with schizophrenia. Findings from a recent study show that insulin resistance may be an underlying cause of memory loss in this population.
Verbal de-escalation involves validating a patient’s experience, establishing a collaborative relationship, and finding solutions to ensure the patient’s needs are met. More in this quiz.