psychiatry schizophrenia

Fewer Suicides After Antidepressive Treatment For Schizophrenia

Fewer Suicides After Antidepressive Treatment For Schizophrenia

Antidepressive drugs reduce the mortality rate of schizophrenic patients, while treatment with bensodiazepines greatly increases it, especially as regards suicide. Giving several antipsychotics simultaneously, however, seems to have no effect at all. This according to a new study examining different drug combinations administered to patients with schizophrenia.

Studying Schizophrenia Via The Nose?

Studying Schizophrenia Via The Nose?

Researchers are finding that small tissue samples collected via the nose can help to provide an insight into the altered brain development in schizophrenic patients.