Use of a transdermal patch to administer the second-generation anti-psychotic blonanserin improves both positive and negative symptoms of acute schizophrenia with manageable adverse effects, a new industry study shows.
Long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics are superior to oral antipsychotics for preventing rehospitalization in older adults with schizophrenia, researchers report in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Refugees are at significantly increased risk of developing schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychoses, compared with nonrefugee migrants and native populations, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Genetic variants associated with left-handedness influence brain connectivity and might be related to the pathogenesis of such neuropsychiatric diseases as Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia, researchers from U.K. report.
Deficits in amplitude of the auditory P300 event-related potential, a measure that can be detected by EEG, may be a prognostic biomarker of outcomes in patients with psychosis risk syndrome (PRS), researchers say.