Treating Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Schizophrenia and psychosis are getting considerable attention in the media. Riggs clinician Jane G. Tillman, PhD, discusses psychosis, early warning signs and working with individuals struggling with psychosis in a series of blog posts. Earlier this week, The New York Times included an opinion piece by Christopher Bollas, PhD, a former Riggs director of education, and today provides an article discussing a recent study on working with patients struggling with schizophrenia. Click on the links below, for more information on how Riggs uses a treatment team approach in their work with patients struggling with complex mental disorders.
- When symptoms of psychosis arise, it is vital to get people into treatment as early as possible
- What are Psychotic Spectrum Disorders?
- Psychotic Spectrum Disorders and Working with Psychosis
- What Psychosis Looks Like
New York Times links:
Treatment at Riggs involves:
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