Schizophrenia/Psychosis

Machine-Learning Holds Promise for Identifying First-Episode Psychosis

May 21, 2020

Artificial intelligence combined with electronic health records may detect FEP a year before onset in asymptomatic adults.

Psychosocial Interventions to Reduce Premature Mortality in Patients With Serious Mental Illness

May 15, 2020

The mortality rate is unacceptably high in patient with serious mental illnesses. Several psychosocial interventions have been developed that may benefit these patients.

What's In Your Mouth?

May 09, 2020

The role of the oropharyngeal microbiome in schizophrenia and mania.

Clozapine for The Ages?

May 08, 2020

New (and not-so-new) insights on antipsychotics across a range of different measures of treatment response.

Riches Abound, So Where Are the Trials for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder?

May 05, 2020

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are among the most serious psychiatric disorders and play a disproportionate role among individuals who end up homeless, incarcerated, and who die by suicide. Why the lack of research?

Parkinson Disease Psychosis

April 14, 2020

Parkinson disease psychosis is associated with worsening quality of life, greater caregiver distress, higher rates of institutionalization, increased mortality, and greater health care costs. The authors explore medical, psychosocial, and psychological factors associated with PD psychosis.

Drug Receptor Profiles Matter

April 13, 2020

All current FDA-approved medications for the treatment of schizophrenia antagonize dopamine type 2 receptors-but that is where their similarity ends.

Treatment Nonadherence: An Epidemic Hidden in Plain Sight

March 27, 2020

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.

The Buzz on Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics

March 17, 2020

What are the benefits of using LAI antipsychotics? What are the major obstacles to adherence? Those questions and more in this podcast.

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.

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