Friday's Progress Notes - October 15, 2008
Mental Health Information - Vol. 12 Issue 10
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1. Cognition in schizophrenia
2. Negative symptoms of schizophrenia
3. Schizoaffective disorder
4. Schizophrenia and substance abuse
5. Brief supportive psychotherapy
6. Intervention in early psychosis
7. Ethical considerations when treating patients
8. Strategies for sharing a loved one's diagnosis
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- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
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- BDD: A Narrative Approach to Body Dysmorphic Disorder
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- Suicide Assessment and Intervention
- Anger Management
- Pain Management
- Crying in Psychotherapy
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1. PSYCHIATRY WEEKLY
In Session With David A. Lewis, MD: Cognition in Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a disorder of impairments in a variety of cognitive domains.
2. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY ONLINE
Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia: How To Treat Them Most Effectively
Schizophrenia's negative symptoms have traditionally been viewed as treatment-resistant, but they do respond to pharmacologic and social interventions. (Complimentary registration required.)
Schizoaffective disorder has features of both schizophrenia and a mood component, such as depression or mania.
4. CNS SPECTRUMS
Management of Substance Use Disorder in Schizophrenia Patients: Current Guidelines
Substance use disorder is the most frequent and clinically significant comorbidity among schizophrenia patients today.
5. PSYCHIATRY MMC
Brief Supportive Psychotherapy for a Patient with Chronic Schizophrenia
This composite case is the second installment about the treatment of a patient with chronic schizophrenia enrolled in hospice.
6. THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA DEPT OF PSYCHIATRY
Early Psychosis: A Care Guide
Intervention in early psychosis aims to reduce the duration of untreated psychosis, thereby reducing immediate suffering and improving long-term outcomes.
7. PSYCHIATRY MMC
Ethical Considerations When Treating Patients with Schizophrenia
The author discusses five contexts in which the value of respecting the autonomy of patients with schizophrenia may be in conflict with the values of doing good or avoiding harm.
8. SCHIZOPHRENIA MAGAZINE
Spread the Word: Strategies for Sharing a Loved One's Diagnosis
The author explores ways to share the diagnosis of schizophrenia with family, friends, and, in some cases, the workplace.
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