To read Linehan’s memoir is to realize that she underwent a crucifixion and resurrection of her own, and that the Pontius Pilate in her story is psychiatry itself.
Minerva Neurosciences announced it has completed phase 3 patient randomization in a multicenter trial of roluperidone.
What are the diagnostic distinctions between schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders? Answer this and related questions in this quiz.
A study examining the connection between substance-induced psychosis and subsequent diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder provides key implications for treatment.
An important clinical conundrum in the diagnosis of new-onset psychosis is the role of neuroimaging to rule out medically or surgically treatable causes of illness.
New insights on the association between family history of type 2 diabetes and comorbid diabetes in patients with schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychoses.
In the early years, treatment was largely restricted to restraint and sedation with great emphasis placed on fresh air for prevention of mental illness. Later, the aim of treatment was to prevent transfer of patients to country asylums.
Patients with serious mental illness such as schizophrenia are more likely to report greater impairment in general functioning as a result of trauma, which is why trauma-informed care is so important.
Maternal viral infection during pregnancy is a risk factor for schizophrenia. But there has been relatively less research on the association between maternal bacterial infection during pregnancy and psychosis risk.
As varied as the field of psychiatry itself, our Special Report collections covered issues such as eating disorders, traumatic brain injury, practice management, schizophrenia and depression, complex medical comorbidities, and more. Here's a sampling.