Younger age is associated with being a risk for suicide in patients with schizophrenia, due to the onset of the disease more than age, according to researchers.
Awareness of differences between psychosis in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and varying presentations in patients can assist providers with diagnosis and treatment.
At Psych Congress 2018, Andrew Penn from the UCSF School of Nursing provides insight into the use of CBD in clinical practice.
Researchers found that bright light therapy is a suitable option for those who must avoid antidepressant medications, such as individuals who are in perinatal and geriatric populations.
Researchers found data that showed patients with schizophrenia have an increased risk for metabolic disorders, and aripiprazole, lurasidone, and ziprasidone may offer the lowest risk for weight gain.