Antipsychotic medication

AMA Moves to Ban Direct-To-Consumer Pharmaceutical Ads

According to the AMA, direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals and medical devices drives up health care costs and should be banned. [More…]

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New Study of Antipsychotic Use in Dementia

Call for guidelines for the use of antipsychotic drugs by people with dementia in nursing homes. New study suggests regular […]

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Diabetes Screening Inadequate in Mentally Ill

New research shows that despite long-standing recommendations that severely mentally ill patients who take antipsychotics undergo annual screening for diabetes […]

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Atypical Antipsychotic Shows Promise for New MDD Subtype

New to the diagnosis of major depressive disorder as of DSM-5 is the specifier “with mixed features.” According to DSM-5, […]

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic To Prevent Relapse in First Episode Schizophrenia

Research published in JAMA Psychiatry demonstrated that long-acting, injectable, second-generation antipsychotic medication has tremendous potential to bring clinical stability to […]

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APA Joins ‘Choosing Wisely’ Project With Cautions on Antipsychotic Prescribing

APA has released a list of cautionary principles that should be considered when prescribing antipsychotic medications, noting that they are […]

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Essential Components of First-Episode Psychosis Services

A study published in May 1st, 2013 Psychiatric Services identified essential evidence-based components of first-episode psychosis services. The research took […]

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