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In this topic library devoted to schizophrenia you’ll find helpful resources for diagnosis and treatment—best-practice guidelines, decision-support tools, and research summaries. Each week, new content publishes, so check back often to stay up to date.

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New Innovations In The Treatment Of Schizophrenia:  Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For December

New Innovations In The Treatment Of Schizophrenia: Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For December

Schizophrenia is one of the most complex and difficult to treat disorders. Despite the several treatments already available for schizophrenia, there is a continuous need for new and innovative treatment modalities. In this brief interview, Dr. Megan Ehret, Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, discusses new innovations in the treatment of schizophrenia…
Schizophrenia & Dementia Dual Diagnosis Increased After CMS Reporting Requirement For Nursing Home Antipsychotic Prescriptions

Schizophrenia & Dementia Dual Diagnosis Increased After CMS Reporting Requirement For Nursing Home Antipsychotic Prescriptions

After the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) began requiring public reporting of nursing home antipsychotic use, the proportion of residents with different forms of dementia also diagnosed with schizophrenia increased. Between 2011 and 2017, the likelihood of having a schizophrenia diagnosis increased 1.9 percentage points among residents with…

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