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Psychiatric Advance Directive – Part 4: The Logistic “Nuts-And-Bolts”

This is an on-demand web interview (video) of a four-part series on Psychiatric Advance Directives (PAD) discussing logistics of putting …

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Few State Medicaid Plans Have Evaluated The Effects Of Tele-Behavioral Health Provided Through Managed Care On Access & Costs

Of the 37 state Medicaid plans that, in January and February 2020, covered Medicaid behavioral health services via telehealth through …

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Patient & Caregiver Perspective: Adherence In Schizophrenia – Kathy Day

Listen to Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD and Dennis Sholler, PhD as they spill the tea on adherence in schizophrenia with …

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Shared Decision Making & Patient Empowerment In The Digital Age: A Conversation Between A Clinician & Patient Advocate Part 1: Shared Decision Making & The Use Of Digital Tools (2-Part Series)

Digital health technology can be used in a variety of ways to empower patients. Shared decision making is one patient …

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Impact Of Covid-19 Pandemic On Women’s Mental Health

Women have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic in relation to their overall mental health, with increased reported rates of …

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PsychU Suicide Prevention Brochure

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Psychiatric Advance Directive – Part 3: A Deep Dive

This is an on-demand web interview (video) of a four-part series on Psychiatric Advance Directives (PAD). Audience members are strongly …

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Psychiatric Advance Directive – Part 2: Clinical Implication

This is an on-demand web interview (video) of a four-part series on Psychiatric Advance Directives (PAD). Audience members are strongly …

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Psychiatric Advance Directive – Part 1: The Introduction

This is an on-demand web interview (video), part I of a four-part series on Psychiatric Advance Directives (PAD). The following …

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Getting Social Determinants Of Health Services Covered Under Medicaid & Chip

There are many resources available under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that can help providers address SDOH. Through these programs, states have the flexibility to design a variety of services to address SDOH and receive reimbursement. This guide provides a high-level description and some examples of many of the services available to help providers when developing and implementing strategies to address SDOH.

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Adherence In Schizophrenia: A Patient & Caregiver Perspective

Kathy Day, Patient & Caregiver Section Advisor, sits down with Dennis Sholler from the field medical affairs team to discuss …

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Increasing Medicare LTSS Benefits Could Cost Between $1 Billion & $13 Billion Per Year

Increasing access to long-term services and supports (LTSS) through the Medicare program for beneficiaries aged 65 and older could cost …

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The Next Crisis: Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Post Pandemic

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Substance Use During The Covid-19 Pandemic

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PsychU Q&A: What Is The Difference Between Schizophrenia & Schizoaffective Disorder?

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What is the difference between schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder?

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Similarities exist in the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia and …

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Perspectives Of Schizophrenia Treatment Guidelines

Schizophrenia is a challenging diagnosis both domestically and across the world. Various treatment guidelines have been developed by key thought …

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Schizophrenia Cost The U.S. $281.6 Billion In 2020; $62 Billion In Direct Costs

During 2020, the costs of schizophrenia in the United States was estimated at $281.6 billion. About 22% ($62.0 billion) of …

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Now Easier To Find Closer To Home

During their 2021 legislative sessions, both Maryland and North Carolina enacted bills to allow pharmacists to administer long-acting injectable antipsychotics …

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Maryland & North Carolina Implementing New Laws To Permit Pharmacists To Administer Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics

During their 2021 legislative sessions, both Maryland and North Carolina enacted bills to allow pharmacists to administer long-acting injectable (LAI) …

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63% Of People With Schizophrenia Take Medications Raising Risk Of Cognitive Impairment

About 63% of people with schizophrenia take medications with anticholinergic properties associated with cognitive impairment. Anticholinergics are substances that block …

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What Role Can LAIs Play In Early-Phase Schizophrenia?

Understand the holistic causes of relapse, including thinking and acting long-term, emotional challenges, and adherence and review possible ways to …

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Over 60% Of People With Schizophrenia Use Tobacco; Use of Other Substances Tops 76%

About 62.3% of people hospitalized for schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs) used tobacco. About 76.8% used tobacco or other substances such …

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Neuroimaging Updates In Schizophrenia & The Future Of Precision Medicine: An Interview With Dr. Anissa Abi-Dargham

Dr. Anissa Abi-Dargham will provide updates on the use of neuroimaging in Schizophrenia. She will focus on the recent findings …

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Frequent Psychiatric Hospitalization Is Highest Among Those With Schizophrenia

The odds of becoming a “high utilizer” of psychiatric hospital services are highest among those with schizophrenia, at 111% higher. …

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Digital Technologies For Schizophrenia

Dr. Brian Kirkpatrick, MD, MSPH, Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, …

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics & How to Give an Intramuscular Injection

In an effort to support the growing number of professionals and diverse care settings where patients are able to receive …

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Screening, Utilization, & Effects: The RUHS Medical Center Case Study

Riverside University Health System (RUHS) is an academic, tertiary care medical center and county safety-net facility operating a 77 bed …

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