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Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman and co-authors hypothesized that combining the xanomeline with trospium could lessen xanomeline's typical side effects in treating schizophrenia.
Columbia researchers have published their first report on mass shootings from the Columbia Mass Murder Database (CMMD).
- March 21, 2019
A new study from Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute offers insight into the development of delusions, which could lead to better treatments for people with psychosis.
Source:MD ALERTFebruary 28, 2019
"I expect that clinicians will change their practices by prescribing fewer benzodiazepines and more antidepressants for people with schizophrenia," Dr. T. Scott Stroup said.
Source:NewsDayFebruary 23, 2019
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders affect each person differently and vary in severity, said Dr. Lisa Dixon.
Source:HealioFebruary 21, 2019
“The effectiveness of combinations of antipsychotic medications remains unclear; reviews of this treatment strategy agree on the need for further investigation,” Dr. T. Scott Stroup and team wrote.
- February 20, 2019
Patients with schizophrenia are often treated with more than one type of psychiatric medication, but a new study suggests that some combinations may be more effective than others.
- February 19, 2019
Researchers have developed a practical and accurate self-report screener for detecting early psychosis and enabling early treatment.
Source:Psychiatry AdvisorSeptember 6, 2018
Dr. Lisa B. Dixon discusses early intervention in schizophrenia.
Source:Scientific AmericanMay 30, 2018
Dr. Alan Brown said that "the recognition that environmental factors in early development, prenatal factors, are likely to be very important in schizophrenia and just as important as genes,” is key.