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How cognitive behavioural therapy can help in the treatment of schizophrenia
The perceptions and treatment of schizophrenia have changed radically in recent years. Today, alongside antipsychotic medications, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends the use of cognitive ...
Long-term antidepressant treatment for negative symptoms in schizophrenia: The actions study
Background: The negative symptoms of schizophrenia represent defcien-cies in emotional responsiveness, motivation and socialization that tend to be persistent despite standard antipsychotic treatment. Two sub-domains of ...
Amisulpride augmentation of clozapine for treatment-refractory schizophrenia: The amicus study
Background: In around a third of people with schizophrenia, the illness responds poorly to standard treatment with antipsychotic medication. Clozapine is the only antipsychotic medication with robust evidence for effcacy ...