Monthly Archives: June 2015

Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic To Prevent Relapse in First Episode Schizophrenia

Research published in JAMA Psychiatry demonstrated that long-acting, injectable, second-generation antipsychotic medication has tremendous potential to bring clinical stability to persons with first-episode schizophrenia. According to the authors, “long-acting medications are rarely used following a first episode of schizophrenia.” Patients … Continue reading

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Institute of Medicine Report on Cognitive Aging

The Institute of Medicine has recently released a report entitled Cognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action. This special report addresses “the emerging concept of cognitive aging, the importance of this issue for the nation’s public health, and … Continue reading

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