Monthly Archives: December 2015

Antipsychotic Discontinuation in Recovered First-Episode Psychosis Results in Relapse

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry evaluated the risk of symptom recurrence over 3 years after antipsychotic discontinuation in a sample of functionally recovered first-episode nonaffective psychosis (FEP) patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder. When to discontinue antipsychotic … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Robert Spitzer, MD

Dr. Robert Spitzer – a psychiatrist who played a leading role in establishing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or the DSM as the agreed-upon standard to describe mental disorders, died Friday December 25, 2015.  Spitzer died of heart … Continue reading

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