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Intra-Cellular Therapies provides lumateperone regulatory update for the treatment of schizophrenia

Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. announced that the FDA has informed the Company that it does not have plans to schedule an...

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Phase III clinical studies of Spravato meet endpoints in depression

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced positive results from two pivotal Phase III clinical studies (ASPIRE I...

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FDA cancels Advisory Committee meeting for lumateperone for the treatment of schizophrenia

Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. announced that the FDA has cancelled the Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for 31 July 2019...

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Guidelines

Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder in adults: management

This guideline covers the care and treatment of people aged 18 and over with generalised anxiety disorder (chronic anxiety) or panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia or panic attacks).

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Depression in children and young people: identification and management

This guideline covers the identification and treatment of depression in children (5–11 years) and young people (12–18 years) in primary, community and secondary care.

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Delirium: prevention, diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and treating delirium in people aged 18 and over in hospital and in long-term residential care or a nursing home. It also covers identifying people at risk of developing delirium in these settings and...

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Journal articles

Brexpiprazole: A Review in Schizophrenia.

Brexpiprazole (Rxulti®, Rexulti®) is an oral atypical antipsychotic agent approved for the treatment of schizophrenia in the EU (in adult patients) and the USA, as well as in some other countries, including Japan.

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Brexpiprazole for the maintenance treatment of adults with schizophrenia: an evidence-based review and place in therapy.

The purpose of this review is to describe the available data for brexpiprazole in the maintenance treatment of schizophrenia. This objective was completed by searching the databases PubMed, Embase, and ClinicalTrials.gov to...

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Comparison of the efficacy and safety of 4 and 2 mg/day brexpiprazole for acute schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trials.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of brexpiprazole 4 mg/day (B4) and 2 mg/day (B2) for treating acute schizophrenia.

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Clinical trials

Efficacy and Safety of Butylphthalide Soft Capsule for the Treatment of Vascular Dementia

Butylphthalide soft capsule has been confirmed to have beneficial effects for patients with vascular dementia (VaD) in clinical trial of phase II study. So the investigators hypothesize that Butylphthalide soft capsule may have same beneficial...

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Impact of Bosutinib on Safety, Tolerability, Biomarkers and Clinical Outcomes in Dementia With Lewy Bodies

This study evaluates the effect of Bosutinib (Bosulif,Pfizer®) in the treatment of patients with Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Half participants will receive 100 mg of Bosutinib , while the other half will receive placebo.

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The Clinical Trial of Chinese Herbal Medicine (SaiLuoTong) Capsule

As a traditional Chinese medicine compound, SaiLuoTong capsule is proven to have beneficial effects on learning and memory ability in animal models of vascular dementia (VaD). According to the result of the phase II study...

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Blog Posts

Christopher Paul Jones

Dealing with mental health issues using integrated approaches, including tech and apps

Posted 2 years ago

As healthcare professionals are well aware, a significant percentage of the population (approximately one in four) will suffer a mental health problem at some point in their lives. In the course of his work, Christopher Paul Jones is finding that people are increasingly looking for alternatives to, or approaches to complement, pharmaceutical drugs to manage their conditions, and that tech and apps are proving very useful indeed. He feels it is particularly useful for those whose location or financial status might otherwise prohibit them from integrated strategies. Here is what he has to say:

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Challenges and Obstacles!

Posted 3 years ago

Retired child psychiatrist Am Ang Zhang discusses his experiences of working with the families of autistic children.

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Frances Tustin and Entrenchment!

Posted 3 years ago

Am Ang Zhang discusses his work with pioneering child psychotherapist Frances Tustin, and his observations of entrenchment in autistic children.

CME

Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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Depression in adults with a chronic health problem: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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