PsychEd Episode 12: Treatment of Schizophrenia Part IV Advanced Principles of Schizophrenia Treatment with Dr. Gary Remington
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Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode is our fourth and final episode in our mini-series on schizophrenia. In this episode, we take an advanced look at the clinical management of schizophrenia, including a discussion of treatment-resistant schizophrenia and clozapine. Warning: this content in this episode is a little bit more advanced than usual, but also ultra interesting.
Our guest expert is Dr. Gary Remington. He is a researcher, psychiatrist, Chief of the Schizophrenia Division at CAMH and an author of the 2017 Canadian schizophrenia guidelines
The learning objectives for this episode are as follows:
By the end of this episode, the listener will be able to…
- Have an approach to treating a first episode psychosis of schizophrenia
- Understand the important components of maintenance treatment in schizophrenia
- Understand the concept of treatment-resistant schizophrenia (TRS)
- Know when to initiate clozapine
- List some of the psychosocial interventions involved in treating schizophrenia
- Remington, G., Addington, D., Honer, W., Ismail, Z., Raedler, T., & Teehan, M. (2017). Guidelines for the pharmacotherapy of schizophrenia in adults. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 62(9), 604-616.
- Lieberman, J. A., Stroup, T. S., McEvoy, J. P., Swartz, M. S., Rosenheck, R. A., Perkins, D. O., ... & Severe, J. (2005). Effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs in patients with chronic schizophrenia. New England Journal of Medicine, 353(12), 1209-1223.
- Kapur, S., Remington, G., Jones, C., & Wilson, A. (1996). High levels of dopamine D2 receptor occupancy with low-dose haloperidol treatment: a PET study. The American journal of psychiatry, 153(7), 948.
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