Psychology & Psychiatry

Patients with schizophrenia benefit from 'adherence therapy'

(Medical Xpress)—More than half of all patients suffering from schizophrenia do not take antipsychotic medication as prescribed, although this is essential for their effective treatment, according to research published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are antidepressants overprescribed?

Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% in 2011, to 46 million prescriptions. Does this reflect overmedicalisation or appropriate treatment? Two experts debate the issue on BMJ website today.

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Better guidelines needed for multimorbidity

New clinical guidelines need to be developed to help doctors provide better care for people with more than one chronic illness, according to a research team led by the University of Dundee.

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