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Schizophrenia: The Disorder and Its Treatment



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  • Bornheimer, L. A., & Jaccard, J. (2016). Symptoms of depression, positive symptoms of psychosis, and suicidal ideation among adults diagnosed with schizophrenia within the clinical antipsychotic trials of intervention effectiveness. Archives of Suicide Research, 1-13.
  • Dapunt, J., Kluge, U., & Heinz, A. (2017). Risk of psychosis in refugees: A literature review. Translational Psychiatry, 7(6), e1149. doi:10.1038/tp.2017.119
  • Dewan, M. J. (2016). The psychology of schizophrenia: Implications for biological and psychotherapeutic treatments. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(8), 564-569. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000548
  • Elliott, R. (2016). Research on person-centred/experiential psychotherapy and counselling : Summary of the main findings. In Person-Centred counselling and psychotherapy (pp. 223-232). McGraw-Hill/Open University Press, Maidenhead, Berkshire. Retrived from
  • Fox, J. M., Abram, S. V., Reilly, J. L., Eack, S., Goldman, M. B., Csernansky, J. G., & Smith, M. J. (2017). Default mode functional connectivity is associated with social functioning in schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(4), 392-405.
  • Fusar-Poli, P., & Schultze-Lutter, F. (2016). Predicting the onset of psychosis in patients at clinical high risk: Practical guide to probabilistic prognostic reasoning. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 19(1), 10-15. Retrieved from
  • Grace, A. A. (2016). Dysregulation of the dopamine system in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia and depression. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 17(8), 524-532. doi:10.1038/nrn.2016.57
  • Magliano, L., Read, J., Rinaldi, A., Costanzo, R., De Leo, R., Schioppa, G., & Petrillo, M. (2016). The influence of causal explanations and diagnostic labeling on psychology students’ beliefs about treatments, prognosis, dangerousness and unpredictability in schizophrenia. Community Mental Health Journal, 52(3), 361-369. DOI:
  • Magliano, L., Rinaldi, A., Costanzo, R., De Leo, R., Schioppa, G., Petrillo, M., & Read, J. (2016). Improving psychology students' attitudes toward people with schizophrenia: A quasi-randomized controlled study. The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(3), 253-264.
  • Millan, M. J., Andrieux, A., Bartzokis, G., Cadenhead, K., Dazzan, P., Fusar-Poli, P., & Kahn, R. (2016). Altering the course of schizophrenia: Progress and perspectives. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, 15(7), 485-515. doi:10.1038/nrd.2016.28
  • Naeem, F., Khoury, B., Munshi, T., Ayub, M., Lecomte, T., Kingdon, D., & Farooq, S. (2016). Brief cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis (CBTp) for schizophrenia: Literature review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 9(1), 73-86.
  • Ng, L. C., Petruzzi, L. J., Greene, M. C., Mueser, K. T., Borba, C. P., & Henderson, D. C. (2016). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and social and occupational functioning of people with schizophrenia. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(8), 590-598. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000523

  • Pilling, M., Howison, M., Frederick, T., Ross, L., Bellamy, C. D., Davidson, L., & Kidd, S. A. (2017). Fragmented inclusion: Community participation and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people with diagnoses of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(5), 606-613.
  • Pitschel-Walz, G., Leucht, S., Bäuml, J., Kissling, W., & Engel, R. R. (2015). The effect of family interventions on relapse and rehospitalization in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis. Focus, 2(1), 78-94. Retrieved from
  • Schaub, A., Mueser, K. T., von Werder, T., Engel, R., Möller, H. J., & Falkai, P. (2016). A randomized controlled trial of group coping-oriented therapy vs supportive therapy in schizophrenia: Results of a 2-year follow-up. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42(1), S71-S80.
  • Schulz S.C., Goerke D. (2016) Schizophrenia in children and adolescents. In Fatemi S., Clayton P. (Eds.), The medical basis of psychiatry (pp. 447-456). Springer, New York, NY.
  • Steel, C., Hardy, A., Smith, B., Wykes, T., Rose, S., Enright, S., & Rose, D. (2017). Cognitive–Behaviour therapy for post-traumatic stress in schizophrenia: A randomized controlled trial. Psychological Medicine, 47(1), 43-51.
  • Tschacher, W., Giersch, A., & Friston, K. (2017). Embodiment and schizophrenia: A review of implications and applications. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 43(4), 745-753.
  • Vanasse, A., Blais, L., Courteau, J., Cohen, A. A., Roberge, P., Larouche, A., & Roy, M. A. (2016). Comparative effectiveness and safety of antipsychotic drugs in schizophrenia treatment: A real‐world observational study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 134(5), 374-384. DOI: 10.1111/acps.12621

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