Antipsychotic News and Research

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Antipsychotics are medicines used to treat the symptoms of mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder (sometimes called manic-depressive illness), anxiety disorders, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sometimes medications are used with other treatments such as psychotherapy.
Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking

Antipsychotic drugs associated with increase in risk of breast cancer

Antipsychotic drugs associated with increase in risk of breast cancer

Study uncovers a promising drug candidate to minimize dyskinesia in Parkinson's patients

Study uncovers a promising drug candidate to minimize dyskinesia in Parkinson's patients

COVID-19 and subacute neuropsychiatric symptoms in adolescents

COVID-19 and subacute neuropsychiatric symptoms in adolescents

Study maps hotspots of low-value care use at individual health systems

Study maps hotspots of low-value care use at individual health systems

Long-term injectables plus counseling improve medication adherence in bipolar disorder patients

Long-term injectables plus counseling improve medication adherence in bipolar disorder patients

NPS MedicineWise encourages people with dementia to take an active role in decisions about care

NPS MedicineWise encourages people with dementia to take an active role in decisions about care

Playlist for Life’s new campaign highlights how personal playlists can help people with dementia

Playlist for Life’s new campaign highlights how personal playlists can help people with dementia

Better communication and patient-centered psychiatric care are key to reducing absconding events

Better communication and patient-centered psychiatric care are key to reducing absconding events

Innovative strategy for early diagnosis of schizophrenia

Innovative strategy for early diagnosis of schizophrenia

Investigational antipsychotic treatment offers sustained benefits for people with dementia-related psychosis

Investigational antipsychotic treatment offers sustained benefits for people with dementia-related psychosis

Psychiatric patients have higher odds of hospitalization and death following COVID-19

Psychiatric patients have higher odds of hospitalization and death following COVID-19

22 blood plasma lipids found to be associated with lower symptom improvement in schizophrenia

22 blood plasma lipids found to be associated with lower symptom improvement in schizophrenia

New AI software shows promise to prevent relapse of severe mental illness

New AI software shows promise to prevent relapse of severe mental illness

Adults with schizophrenia have increased risk of dying from suicide

Adults with schizophrenia have increased risk of dying from suicide

Scientists use anti-psychotics to treat flies displaying behavioral problems linked to schizophrenia-associated genes

Scientists use anti-psychotics to treat flies displaying behavioral problems linked to schizophrenia-associated genes

Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Linkam FDCS196 stage used in research to develop a novel transdermal delivery system for risperidone

Linkam FDCS196 stage used in research to develop a novel transdermal delivery system for risperidone

Antipsychotics could have a protective impact against SARS-CoV-2

Antipsychotics could have a protective impact against SARS-CoV-2