Monthly Archives: October 2010

Longer-Acting Antipsychotics Associated With Lower Risk of Hospital Admission for Patients with Schizophrenia

PHAR, LLC presented research on schizophrenia management at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2010 Institute on Psychiatric Services. PHAR investigators conducted a retrospective cohort study of antipsychotic therapies, and findings from this study confirmed that adherence to antipsychotic treatment is an important determinant of health service use in general and hospitalization in particular. Outcomes may be… read more