A large review and meta-analysis of 167 studies across 60 years dissects placebo-controlled randomized controlled trials of antipsychotic drugs.
No placebo controlled trials provide evidence of antipsychotics in first-episode psychosis.
Hearing Voices Network self-help groups are an important resource for coping with voice hearing, study finds.
A large longitudinal study finds once more that being prescribed antipsychotics significantly increases the risk of diabetes.
After a few weeks it became clear to me the complete lack of comprehension that I faced as a person claiming to have been cured of psychosis. Being a schizophrenic claiming to no longer suffer from schizophrenia only made me seem more schizophrenic due to the current culture of psychiatry.
A study examines the variables correlated with low levels of physical activity in persons diagnosed with psychosis in low and middle-income countries
Individuals with lived experience and clinicians share about barriers and facilitators to guided self-help CBT for voice hearing.
Higher levels of sedentary behavior are associated with poorer cognitive functioning in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Study finds frequency of social interactions predicts long-term remission in first-episode psychosis.
Reduced usage of antipsychotics in first-episode psychosis was associated with improved executive functioning.
Study finds that 74% of patients with a psychotic disorder off antipsychotics at end of 10 years are in remission.
Despite little evidence for benefit, and substantial risk of harm, antipsychotics are commonly prescribed to children diagnosed with ADHD
Sir Robin Murray, a professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience in London, states that he ignored social factors that contribute to ‘schizophrenia’ for too long. He also reports that he neglected the negative effects antipsychotic medication has on the brain.
BPS releases report encouraging behavioral interventions for people with dementia, rather than antipsychotics
Association found between long-term antipsychotic use and poorer performance on cognitive tasks in adults diagnosed with ‘schizophrenia.’
Only two hours after we got home, Dan fearlessly told me of the suicide plan that he'd devised while in the hospital. He had all that time to think about it while nobody was listening. He'd lost his dignity, his identity and his place in society. He had lost the will to live.
The researchers find that the drug effects for reducing psychosis are small and that treatment failure and severe side effects are common.