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Must Reads In Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders

Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders for March/April 2016

New Associations with Schizophrenia Identified, JAMA Psychiatry; ePub 2016 Apr 13; Montano, et al

New Form of Risperidone Evaluated for Effect on QoL, Schizophr Res; ePub 2016 Apr 7; Isitt, et al

Schizophrenia, Age at First Birth Genetic Overlap, JAMA Psychiatry; ePub 2016 Mar 23; Mehta, et al

Genetic Factors Impacting Cannabis Dependence , JAMA Psychiatry; ePub 2016 Mar 30; Sherva, et al

The Role of MicroRNAs in Schizophrenia , JAMA Psychiatry; ePub 2016 Mar 9; Hauberg, et al

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Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders for January/February 2016

Executive System Dysfunction in Young People, Impact on various psychiatric disorders evaluated

Impact of GABA Level on Antipsychotics, Measures referenced to creatine or water evaluated

Team-Based Approach for First Episode Psychosis, How did it compare to usual community care?

Type 2 Diabetes and Antipsychotic Use, Meta-analysis evaluates prevalence in youths

Racial-ethnic Disparities and Psychosis , Evidence seen in subthreshold subtypes

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Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders for November/December 2015

Addressing Health-Risk Behaviors in Mentally Ill, Which interventions have the strongest evidence?

Psychosis and Innate Immunity, Surprising findings in those with recent onset

Identifying Psychosis Biotypes, Neurobiological schemes vs clinical categorization

Mortality in Smokers With Schizophrenia, These accompanying disorders increase the risk

Reduced Facial Memory and Schizophrenia Risk, Trial looks at those genetically predisposed

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Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders for September/October 2015

First Large Trial of Aripiprazole and Risperidone, Metabolic outcomes, symptom alleviation evaluated

Cognition-Clinical Course Link in Schizophrenia, Is “pseudospecificity” an issue over time?

Schizophrenia-Dementia Link Studied in Large Cohort, Risk in those over 50 but under 65 assessed

Predicting Conversion to Psychosis , Consider using these four variables

FDA Approves Atypical Antipsychotic Aristada , Extended-release injectable for schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders for July/August 2015

Clozapine’s Impact on Attention Issues , Schizophrenia patients improved in 1 of 3 areas

APA Updates Guideline for Psychiatric Evaluation, Adopts new principles; adds quality measure section

Thalamic Connectivity’s Prognostic Implications , Role in those at high risk for psychosis studied

Potential Schizophrenia Trait Marker, Study analyzes patients and unaffected siblings

Determining Paternal Age Effect, Ongoing risk factor for schizophrenia and BD

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