Schizophrenia

The Nature of Relapse in Schizophrenia

Discontinuation of treatment in schizophrenia results in very high relapse rates, even after a single psychotic episode. A new review […]

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Text messaging to enhancing adherence in schizophrenia

A study in Psychiatric Research demonstrated that an SMS-based intervention seems feasible and acceptable for enhancing medication adherence in patients […]

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By R Kennedy | Adherence . News . Schizophrenia
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Schizophrenia and Sleep Problems

The possible link between poor sleep and schizophrenia is being studied by researchers from the University of Bristol. Scientists are […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Schizophrenia . Sleep
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In-Person and Electronic Interventions for Improving Adherence in Schizophrenia

Research published in October Schizophrenia Bulletin by Velligan and colleagues, evaluated adherence to oral medications in 142 patients diagnosed with […]

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By R Kennedy | Adherence . Schizophrenia . Treatment
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Beyond Dopamine: Glutamate as a Target in Schizophrenia

An interesting review in ISRN Pharmacology, a peer-reviewed, open access journal, describes that for the last 60 years, antipsychotic pharmacology […]

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Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry

How close are we to implementing the idea of personalized medicine in psychiatry? Next year the International Congress on Neuropsychopharmacology […]

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Negative symptoms and depression predict poorer psychological well-being in individuals with schizophrenia

A study published in Comprehensive Psychiatry evaluated the impact of negative symptoms and depression on psychological well-being in individuals with […]

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Non-adherence to Antipsychotics and Cardiometabolic Medication Result in Health Care Utilization and Costs

A new study in Psychiatric Services examined the association between adherence to antipsychotic and cardiometabolic medication and the use of […]

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