Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders

Neonatal vitamin D deficiency is associated with a 44% increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.


Three components of community functioning follow distinct premorbid trajectories in the years before hospitalization for schizophrenia.

Long-acting injectable (LAI) aripiprazole is a safe maintenance treatment for schizophrenia, according to a new year-long open-label trial.

As a result of ongoing problems with the Clozapine risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) Program, the FDA is extending deadlines for prescriber certification and pharmacy certification.

Adults with treatment-resistant schizophrenia who were switched to clozapine had better outcomes than those switched to another standard antipsychotic, according to a study in the online American Journal of Psychiatry. 

Almost 70% of adults on antipsychotic medications in the California public mental health care system did not get screened for type 2 diabetes during a recent study,



Steve Offord, PhD; Dario Mirski, MD; Bruce Wong, MD; Jay Lin, PhD, MBA
Bruce Wong, MD; Noam Kirson, PhD; Sander Yermakov, MS; Wayne Huang, MPP; Thomas Samuelson, BA; Steve Offord, PhD; Paul Greenberg, MS