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Borderline Personality Disorder: A Review
BPD affects up to 2.7% of adults in the United States and is characterized by abrupt shifts in identity, relationships, and affect, as well as impulsive behavior, outbursts of anger, depressive, suicidal, and self-harm behavior, and other symptoms.
Psychiatry March 14th 2023
Long-term Outcomes of Early Use of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia
The authors concluded that, after reviewing the 13-year-study, “switching to LAIs during the first 3 years of treatment improved antipsychotic adherence, decreased relapses, and reduced long-term mortality.” With few studies available comparing the long-term effectiveness between patients who switched to LAIs and those who remained on oral antipsychotics (OAPs), they hope the evidence presented supports the benefits of early LAI treatment in schizophrenia.
Psychiatry June 13th 2022
VIDEO: BPD Can Be Treated in Any Clinical Setting
Harvard assistant professor of psychiatry comments on a new trend to treat BPD by generalists using brief steps of care. This approach enables clinicians who are not specialists to diagnose the disorder and guide the patient in navigating care one step at a time — in any clinical setting.
Psychiatry June 7th 2022