10 Factors to Consider When Cross-Titrating AntipsychoticsFebruary 14th 2022
In this CME article, familiarize yourself with various pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and patient-specific factors to review to develop a successful cross-titration plan from one antipsychotic to another.
Mania With Psychosis vs Schizophrenia vs Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar TypeJanuary 20th 2022
Have you had difficulty with differential diagnosis when patients have manic symptoms and psychosis? One doctor discusses the related DSM-5 criteria changes and some of their implications for psychopharmacology.
Antipsychotics and New-Onset Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in SchizophreniaNovember 5th 2021
Comorbidity or medication adverse effect? Researchers performed a nested case-control study of new-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder following antipsychotic use in schizophrenia.
Risk of Overdose with Antipsychotic and Opioid Co-PrescriptionOctober 27th 2021
Unintentional overdose with antipsychotics plus opioids. Researchers performed a population-based cohort study of the risk of overdose associated with co-prescription of antipsychotics and opioids.
Insomnia and Anti-Suicidal Properties of Clozapine and LithiumOctober 26th 2021
All in a good night’s sleep? Researchers performed a pharmacovigilance study of second-generation antipsychotics and mood stabilizers as the suspected agent of psychiatric adverse drug reactions (insomnia and suicide/ideation/behavior/death).
Psychologically-Informed Management of Schizophrenia in the Emergency DepartmentAugust 23rd 2021
The emergency department is a primary care location for patients with schizophrenia. Here’s how to manage schizophrenia in this particular setting in an informed and caring manner.