20-year follow-up study finds that after four years, patients not prescribed antipsychotics have significantly better work functioning.
Participants diagnosed with schizophrenia with higher levels of self-reported depression have more accurate assessments of abilities.
Study finds that 74% of patients with a psychotic disorder off antipsychotics at end of 10 years are in remission.
A pathbreaking new study out of Finland suggests that early intervention programs for youth experiencing psychotic-like symptoms may see the greatest improvement when treatment works within the home rather than in a hospital setting. The research, to be published in next month’s issue of Psychiatry Research, found greater improvement in functioning, depression, and hopelessness among teens in a new need-adapted Family and Community oriented Integrative Treatment Model (FCTM) program.