Second-generation LAI are associated to favorable outcome in a cohort of incident patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

Investigate the associations of long-acting injectable (LAI) second generation antipsychotic drugs with number of relapses, psychiatric admissions, days hospitalized, intentional self-harm events, and costs linked to hospitalizations in incident patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.
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Authors: Lauriello J, Perkins DO Abstract Schizophrenia is a chronic disorder that can be effectively controlled but will likely require lifelong treatment. Unfortunately, most patients experience numerous relapses, ongoing symptoms, and impairment, often because of treatment interruptions. Continuous treatment is imperative to prevent relapse and the potentially devastating consequences that can follow a return of psychotic symptoms. Clinicians must better monitor a common cause of relapse, nonadherence, and offer strategies to improve adherence. Strategies can target the patient, the environment, or treatment. On...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Accelerated aging of cognitive networks after psychosis onset may offer the potential for early intervention in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
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Yale researchers have created model thalamuses to study diseases like epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia and depression.
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In conclusion, cervical cancer screening participation in immigrants varied by region and country of origin, but all immigrant groups had lower participation than Danish-born women.
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Franco De Crescenzo, Valentina Postorino, Martina Siracusano, Assia Riccioni, Marco Armando, Paolo Curatolo, Luigi Mazzone
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
This study demonstrated the efficacy of individualized metacognitive training, a novel psychotherapy designed to specifically target delusional beliefs in people with psychosis.Schizophrenia Bulletin
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