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Significant Gender Differences Found in Psychosis Outcome Joan Arehart-Treichel

Women with schizophrenia fare better than do men with the illness, various retrospective studies have found. Now a longitudinal investigation further supports these results.

The study was headed by Linda Grossman, Ph.D., a professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Grossman reported the results at APA's 2006 annual meeting in Toronto in May. The results are also published in the June Psychiatric Services.

Parenthood among patients with psychotic disorders: gender differences in a non-selective clinical sample. Schrank B1, Rumpold T2, Gmeiner A3, Priebe S4, Aigner M5.

Psychiatry Res. 2016 Oct 17;246:474-479. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.10.020. [Epub ahead of print]

Parenthood among patients with psychotic disorders: gender differences in a non-selective clinical sample.

Recent articles on Raloxifene as an adjuvant treatment for Schizophrenia.

Recent articles underlying the utility of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM) Raloxifene as an adjuvant treatment for patients suffering with schizophrenia (1-8).

Two new clinical trials (1,2) added new evidence for the efficacy of Raloxifene as an adjuvant treatment for women suffering with schizophrenia. Kulkarni et al. (1) analyzed a new randomized trial with 56 participants, 26 were randomized to raloxifene 120 mg/d and 30 were randomized to placebo. Raloxifene produced a

Parenthood among patients with psychotic disorders: gender differences in a non-selective clinical sample. Schrank B, Rumpold T, Gmeiner A, Priebe S, Aigner M.

Psychiatry Res. 2016 Oct 17;246:474-479. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.10.020. [Epub ahead of print]

Parenthood among patients with psychotic disorders: gender differences in a non-selective clinical sample.

Schrank B1, 

Gender differences in first onset Schizophrenia spectrum psychoses. Talonen S1, Väänänen J2, Kaltiala-Heino R1,2.

Nord J Psychiatry. 2016 Oct 24:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Gender differences in first onset Schizophrenia spectrum psychoses.

Talonen S1, Vää

Patient Contact Reduces Relapse in LAI and Oral Medication Groups Mark Moran

The positive effects of biweekly contact with experienced staff suggest that frequent outpatient contact with patients with schizophrenia may itself be a valid relapse-prevention strategy.

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The Epidemiology of First-Episode Psychosis in Early Intervention in Psychosis Services: Findings From the Social Epidemiology of Psychoses in East Anglia [SEPEA] Study. J. Kirkbride et al.