Tag: antipsychotic medication
Study reveals schizophrenia patients find little support from mental health staff in reducing side effects-heavy drugs.
Researchers argue for a shift away from a focus on antipsychotic adherence toward understanding service users’ diverse patterns of use.
Qualitative study finds that both internal resources and systemic factors play a role in antipsychotic discontinuation outcomes.
A new study finds adverse long-term consequences associated with the increased use of antipsychotics in first-episode psychosis.
Researchers review nine previously studied psychosocial approaches and call for more high-quality trials treating schizophrenia with minimal to no antipsychotics.
A new study explores how people manage to discontinue antipsychotic medication and examines how social supports may improve outcomes.
The results of the cross-sectional study show that U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) owned hospitals perform worst on most measures.
Professionals are paid to share their wisdom with those who are, typically, less informed. But, when dealing with mental health professionals in the psychiatric arena, it is wise to retain a degree of skepticism about the words spoken by the doctors and nurses commissioned to help reduce human misery and suffering.