Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders
The patient intermittently hears voices of strangers in the background and is more depressed – with frequent crying episodes.
MRI data show limited overlap in brain loci abnormalities among patients with the same disorder.
From the Journals
Link suggests that targeting inflammation could help improve daily functioning in schizophrenia.
Second-generation agents have an important but limited role in treating behavioral and psychological symptoms.
The relationship between antipsychotic treatment and hyperprolactinemia is well established.
Dr. Nasrallah is right to focus on brain injury patterns, including inflammation and de-myelination, during psychotic episodes.
Preliminary evidence suggests that vitamin B6 can help alleviate symptoms of tardive dyskinesia.
What Your Patients are Hearing
Mental health advocates support treatment for women with postpartum psychosis who commit infanticide.
Most clinicians do not think about receptor occupancy when they prescribe a medication. Most simply assume that if they use a low dose of a...
From the Editor
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