Early psychosis

Are injectable antipsychotics better?

A study in JAMA in June suggested injectable antipsychotics may help achieve better outcomes for patients in relapse prevention following first episode of psychosis. Given concerns over compliance among psychiatrists in general, many will find this an unsurprising finding. However, the potential benefits need to be weighted against patient preference and even if these benefits […]

Fast track for integrated approaches to early psychosis in the young?

A joint information bulletin (available here) suggests that recent publications indicating improvements in quality of life outcomes for integrated approaches to early intervention in psychosis services are going to have a significant impact. Integrated approaches have been shown to work for a number of medical conditions such as Stroke, and it is interesting to see […]