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Antipsychotic Side Effect Treatment Gets FDA Approval

Antipsychotic Side Effect Treatment Gets FDA Approval

Ingrezza significantly and rapidly improved tardive dyskinesia symptoms compared to placebo, rmarking a tremendous breakthrough for patients suffering from TD.

Schizophrenia Risk Linked to Cannabis Use

Schizophrenia Risk Linked to Cannabis Use

Cannabis is the most widely misused illicit drug.

Schizophrenia Associated With Years of Life Lost

Schizophrenia Associated With Years of Life Lost

Schizophrenia was associated with 13 to 15 years of potential life lost.

Low Prenatal Weight Gain Linked to Offspring Psychosis Risk

Low Prenatal Weight Gain Linked to Offspring Psychosis Risk

The risk for offspring's development of psychosis is connected to maternal weight gain during pregnancy.

Antipsychotic Adherence Boosted by Financial Incentives

Antipsychotic Adherence Boosted by Financial Incentives

A trial at 3 mental health centers in The Netherlands revealed that patients with financial incentives have better compliance.

Schizophrenia Symptom Improvements and Adverse Effects

Schizophrenia Symptom Improvements and Adverse Effects

Participants in the risperidone group were generally more likely to achieve a significant clinical improvement in their mental state.

Schizophrenia Treatment Outcomes Favor Cariprazine Over Risperidone

Schizophrenia Treatment Outcomes Favor Cariprazine Over Risperidone

Cariprazine treatment led to greater improvement in the negative symptoms of schizophrenia than risperidone.

Schizophrenia Symptoms Reduced by Vitamin B

Adding high-dose B vitamins to traditional antipsychotic treatments reduces schizophrenia symptoms more than traditional treatments alone.

FDA Approves New Schizophrenia Treatment for Adolescents

FDA Approves New Schizophrenia Treatment for Adolescents

The FDA has approved a new treatment for adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17 years who are diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Factors Predicting Favorable Outcomes in First-Episode Psychosis Without Medication

Factors Predicting Favorable Outcomes in First-Episode Psychosis Without Medication

Researchers profiled which young people may do well after first-episode psychosis without medication.

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