Gaps in Psychiatric Training Could Challenge Delivery of Optimal Schizophrenia Pharmacotherapy

Anees Bahji, Neeraj Bajaj
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, January 2018, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0706743717739549

Why residents need more training in prescribing antipsychotics for people with Schizophrenia

What is it about?

This article is about how residents prescribe antipsychotics for people with schizophrenia, including their knowledge and beliefs about them.

Why is it important?

Schizophrenia is a serious and chronic mental illness, where pharmacotherapy remains a mainstay of treatment. The exisiting evidence base and clinical practice show discrepancies.

Perspectives

Dr. Anees Bahji
Queen’s University

An interesting read that will hopefully inspire psychiatry trainees to review the literature for themselves.

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