In the Journals

Infections linked to substance-induced psychosis, schizophrenia

February 14, 2020
Severe infections may increase the risk for developing substance-induced psychosis, according to a study conducted in Denmark and published in…

In the Journals

Five new subgroups may change psychosis taxonomy

February 13, 2020
Researchers have identified psychosis subgroups that may inform ongoing efforts to redefine psychosis taxonomy using updated criteria, according to…

FDA News

FDA issues stronger constipation warning for clozapine

January 29, 2020
The FDA issued a new safety communication announcing a strengthened warning about the risks of untreated constipation among patients who receive…

In the Journals

Patients with schizophrenia may have reduced brain connections that affect planning

January 21, 2020
Researchers have found lower levels of a protein associated with neural connections in the living brains of people with schizophrenia, according to…

In the Journals

Voice-analysis application assesses well-being of patients with serious mental illness

January 20, 2020
An interactive voice response system that uses artificial intelligence effectively monitored the well-being of patients with serious mental illness…

Feature Article

Dysarthria in Patients with Schizophrenia

Psychiatric Annals, January 2020, Volume 50 Issue 1
Speech and language difficulties have been reported in people with schizophrenia since the early 19th century, but they have been relatively poorly…

In the JournalsPerspective

Psychiatric patients significantly more likely to be perpetrators and victims of violence

January 17, 2020
Patients with psychiatric disorders are significantly more likely to be victimized by or perpetrators of violence than those without psychiatric…

In the Journals

Study offers insights into trajectory of psychotic experiences from childhood to adulthood

January 15, 2020
An unmet need exists for care among young people with psychotic disorders, according to results of a population-based cohort study published in…

In the Journals

BMI linked to major psychiatric disorders

January 9, 2020
Findings of a genome-wide association study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggest that many overlapping genetic risk variants exist between BMI and…

In the JournalsPerspective

Lumateperone safe, effective for patients with schizophrenia

January 8, 2020
Results of a randomized clinical trial demonstrated a favorable safety profile and efficacy of lumateperone for patients with schizophrenia…

In the Journals

Prescribing antipsychotics at higher than 95% effective dose may not offer additional efficacy

December 30, 2019
Patients with chronic schizophrenia who have acute exacerbations may not experience increased benefit from receiving antipsychotic doses higher than…

In the Journals

Polygenic scores can help determine schizophrenia subgroups

December 27, 2019
Schizophrenia subgroups with distinct cognitive development trajectories can be determined using adult cognitive data, according to study findings…

FDA approves Caplyta for schizophrenia

December 23, 2019
The FDA has approved Caplyta for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults, according to a press release from the agent’s manufacturer…

In the Journals

Having dogs as pets may decrease schizophrenia risk

December 19, 2019
Individuals who were exposed to household pet dogs during infancy and childhood may have a decreased risk for developing schizophrenia, according to…

Q&A: Treatment potential of ALKS 3831 for schizophrenia, bipolar I disorder

December 17, 2019
Alkermes recently announced submission of a new drug application to the FDA for its investigational schizophrenia treatment ALKS 3831, a combination…

In the Journals

ADHD, autism and 6 psychiatric disorders share common genetic structure

December 12, 2019
Researchers have identified eight psychiatric disorders that share a common genetic structure, according to study results published in Cell.

In the Journals

Patients with psychosis may experience significant cognitive decline with age

December 11, 2019
Cognitive performance declined over the two decades following first hospitalization for patients with psychotic disorders, according to study results…

In the Journals

Cohort study reveals age-specific risks for childhood and adolescent mental disorders

November 21, 2019
A nationwide population-based cohort study published in JAMA Psychiatry has reported the “first comprehensive assessment” of the…


Q&A: Second-generation antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

November 15, 2019
Research presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy — AMCP Nexus 2019 — highlighted real-world treatment…

Childhood exposure to nitrogen dioxide associated with risk for schizophrenia

November 13, 2019
There was a significant correlation between childhood exposure to nitrogen dioxide and the polygenic risk score for schizophrenia, according to…

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