Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders
From the Journals
“Associations were stronger in [dementia] cases diagnosed before the age of 80 years,” the researchers noted.
Shrink Rap News
Dr. Dinah Miller said what stood out for her about the Aurora shooter was that the young man talked about thoughts of killing people.
Dr. Carl C. Bell describes the steps he took to end a patient’s psychotic symptoms.
SAN FRANCISCO – You really need to ask the patient a lot of questions – and the family and the caregivers – about how much tardive dyskinesia...
Cases That Test Your Skills
While hospitalized for cardiogenic shock, Mr. B, age 75, alternates between appearing delirious and catatonic. Until now, his schizophrenia had...
SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary reports suggest that listening to music on headphones calms agitated patients, but more work needed.
ORLANDO – A genetic profile that’s considered risky for psychosis matters more for patients who come from an environmental background that is...
The evidence is mixed, and the benefits are uncertain.
ORLANDO – Researchers examining data from 647,000 people in Sweden found that infections before the age of 4 are linked to the risk of...
ORLANDO – Using games to promote exercise seems to boost the motivation of schizophrenia patients to engage in physical activity and help with...
Dr. Carl Bell says using language this is descriptive – and precise – can “turn the drudgery of charting into some fun.”