Login  

 

The article you requested is

Academic Highlights: New Developments in the Treatment of Schizophrenia. [CME]

J Clin Psychiatry 2007;68(3):463-478

Because this piece does not have an abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentences of the full text.

Schizophrenia is a disease that ranks in the top 5 causes of disability for young adults in developed countries.1 In addition to the delusions, hallucinations, and disturbances in affect that are characteristics of schizophrenia, the illness is also associated with impairments in the high-level functions of planning, learning, and social activity. The impairments of schizophrenia impact every aspect of a patient’s life and thereby have a debilitating effect on the patient’s ability to function in society.​