Tag Archives: Schizophrenia

The heightened risk of immigrants developing schizophrenia

Association between degrees of social defeat and themes of delusion in patients with schizophrenia from immigrant and ethnic minority backgrounds From Transcultural Psychiatry Immigrants have a heightened risk of developing schizophrenia, suggesting that social factors play an important role in the … Continue reading

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Recommended guidelines for the drug treatment of Schizophrenia

Evidence-based guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia: recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology From Journal of Psychopharmacology This paper provides recommended guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia. An impressive review of up-to-date evidence based treatment; it offers … Continue reading

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Young, educated, male schizophrenia sufferers at greater risk of suicide

Suicide and schizophrenia: A systematic review of rates and risk factorsFrom Journal of Psychopharmacology People with schizophrenia are known to die much earlier than expected. Up to 40% of this excess premature mortality can be attributed to suicide. This article … Continue reading

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