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Schizophrenia

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SAN FRANCISCO—Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is strongly linked with older age, medical comorbidity, and hospitalizations, according to a study of US veterans with serious mental illness presented during a poster session at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
APA MEETING
SAN FRANCISCO—A once-daily asenapine patch is effective for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults, researchers reported during a poster session at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
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SAN FRANCISCO—Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), commonly recommended as part of a treatment plan for mood disorders, can also be an effective intervention for psychotic disorders, a presenter at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting argued.
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SAN FRANCISCO—Adding samidorphan to olanzapine did not diminish the antipsychotic efficacy of olanzapine alone in adults with schizophrenia, according to data presented during a poster session at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
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SAN FRANCISCO—Patient age is significantly associated with the type of extrapyramidal symptoms that stem from antipsychotic use, according to a study presented during a poster session at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
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