Following TBI, cognitive deficits, comorbid medical and neurological problems, as well as complex pharmacotherapeutic needs and sensitivities frequently complicate evaluation and treatment of psychosis in this population.
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.
A number of factors affect treatment adherence, including the therapeutic alliance, perceived perceived lack of control, risk of dependence on medications, stigma associated with medication use, and more.
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.