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.
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.
As research continues to point to a connection between the immune system and schizophrenia, a study of innate immunity in patients with first episode psychosis and schizophrenia provides further insights into the potential mechanisms of this link.
TMS for TRS? Researchers analyzed data to identify all randomized-controlled trials of rTMS versus sham treatment in patients with hard-to-treat forms of schizophrenia. Here’s what they found.
Negative symptoms, subsyndromal depressive symptoms, and functional impairment often persist in patients with first-episode schizophrenia.
Utilizing our senses—sight, hearing, AND smell—during the patient interview can provide a comprehensive exam and assist in assessment and treatment.
Protein insolubility has been found to occur in a subset of patients with schizophrenia.