New evidence suggests that lithium, commonly prescribed for bipolar disorder, can increase the risk of chronic kidney disease.
A trial in veterans who had survived a previous suicide attempt was stopped early because the drug was found to be no better than a placebo.
Researchers find that valproate decreases brain volume in a region associated with emotion processing across all participants.
A partnership designed to decrease antipsychotic use in elderly patients may have led to increased use of medications with even worse risk/benefit profiles.
A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, investigates the effects of anticholinergic medications, such as antidepressants and antipsychotics, on cognition in older adults diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Between 2,150 and 4,100 children suffered from severe malformations connected to valproate prescription.