Psychotic Affective Disorders

5 Techniques to Help Your Patient Accept a Difficult Psychiatric Diagnosis

March 17, 2020

Patients with difficult conditions such as delusional parasitosis tend to resist the notion that a psychiatric problem underlies their symptoms.

Marijuana and the Psychiatric Patient

April 10, 2017

Marijuana-related problems fall well within the scope of psychiatric practice: many patients use marijuana, which is likely to affect their psychiatric symptoms and response to treatment.

Mortality Risk After Discharge From Psychiatric Care

April 03, 2017

Which patients are at greatest risk for premature death following discharge?

A First-Episode Psychosis Treatment Program: “The Disease Doesn’t Define Me”

February 28, 2017

The Psychiatric Transition Program at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego is a specialized first-episode psychosis program that provides coordinated specialty care to active-duty service members with serious mental illness.

Antipsychotics and Breast Cancer Risk

January 06, 2017

Are antipsychotics associated with an increased risk of breast cancer?

Research Findings That Can Change Clinical Practice: Part 1

December 27, 2016

Can't keep up with the literature? Here's some help.

Advances in Schizophrenia in 2016

November 11, 2016

The year 2016 marks a critical time in our understanding of and approaches to treating schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

Introduction: Innovations in Care for People With Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

October 31, 2016

What an exciting time to be involved in understanding and providing care for people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders!

Providing Culturally Competent Care: Understanding the Context of Psychosis

October 31, 2016

Culture-the way people make meaning and live their lives in particular social worlds-matters in psychosis. The authors explore how a patient's cultural background should influence the way clinicians think about treatment and care.

Exploring the Psychosis-Depression Interface: Clinical Implications

October 31, 2016

A review of the distinction between depressive and psychotic symptom domains, current knowledge about the etiology and neurobiology of depression and psychosis, and how this knowledge can inform the treatment of patients with features of both.