Schizophrenia Bulletin – January 2019

The January edition of Schizophrenia Bulletin has been published.  This issue includes articles on metacognition research in psychosis, a latent class analysis on whether metacognitive deficits predict impaired insight in schizophrenia across symptom profiles, and negative symptoms in early-onset psychosis and their association with antipsychotic treatment failure.

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Schizophrenia Bulletin – October 2018

The October issue of Schizophrenia Bulletin has been published.  This issue includes articles on psychotic experiences and related distress, social cognitive skills training for psychosis with community-based training exercises, and cannabis use and hypomania in young people.

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Schizophrenia Bulletin – February 2018

The February edition of Schizophrenia Bulletin has been published.  This issue includes articles on journaling as therapy, auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia from a levels of explanation perspective, and social disconnection in schizophrenia and the general community.

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Zuclopenthixol dihydrochloride for schizophrenia

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, November 2017

This Cochrane Review finds evidence available suggest that zuclopenthixol dihydrochloride is not any worse than other antipsychotics in treating the symptoms of schizophrenia, however more trials providing good-quality data are needed before firm conclusions can be made.

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Five years of specialised early intervention versus two years of specialised early intervention followed by three years of standard treatment for patients with a first episode psychosis: randomised, superiority, parallel group trial in Denmark (OPUS II)

BMJ 2017;356:i6681 – January 2017

This randomised, superiority, parallel group trial aims to compare the effects of five years of specialised early intervention (SEI) treatment for first episode schizophrenia spectrum disorder with the standard two years of SEI plus three years of treatment as usual.

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