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Early Episode Psychosis

Early-episode psychosis is a prime time for medical intervention, which may include multimodal therapies, case management, and a focus on self-determination. Treatment focuses on enabling individuals to move on from the acute impact of a psychotic episode and chart the course of their own recovery. In this Early Episode Psychosis Topic Library, find resources about treatment interventions and other information.

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Patient Perspective: Self Advocacy In Mental Health

Patient Perspective: Self Advocacy In Mental Health

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her perspective on the importance of self-advocacy when it comes to mental health. Ms. Kaponer describes situations in which she had to advocate for herself during her treatment journey and how it helped facilitate her recovery….
Decriminalizing Mental Illness

Decriminalizing Mental Illness

U.S. correctional institutions, local courts, and police officers frequently encounter people with untreated mental health disorders. Once incarcerated, individuals with mental illness tend to stay longer in jail and upon release are at a higher risk to incarceration than those without mental illness. Many communities have developed strategies to redirect…

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The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Development & Applications

Diagnostic & Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders–Fifth Edition (DSM-5): Key Updates VS DSM-IV-TR

Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

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