As many as one-quarter of suicide attempts are associated with psychotic experiences, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders
Prenatal exposure to grain products fortified with folic acid is linked with changes in brain development that, in turn, predict a decreased risk of psychosis, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Ilan Melnick, MD, staff psychiatrist and chief medical officer, Passageway Residences of Dade County, Miami, Florida, answers questions about initiating long-acting injectable antipsychotics in patients.
Adults with a higher genetic risk for schizophrenia tend to live in urban areas, according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry involving a half-million people.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug designed to initiate patients onto a long-acting injectable from the first day of treatment for schizophrenia, Alkermes announced.
Seven-year-old children at familial high risk (FHR) of schizophrenia have "widespread neurocognitive impairments" and should be monitored to prevent transition to psychosis, researchers say.