Tag Archives: psychosis

Article Review: Ferrando, S.J., et al. (2020). COVID-19 psychosis: A potential new neuropsychiatric condition triggered by novel coronavirus infection and the inflammatory response?

Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern   The authors of this study sought to bring awareness to cases in which COVID-19 positive patients developed new-onset symptoms of psychosis.  They explained some hospitals have been reporting cases in which COVID-19 positive … Continue reading

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Article Review: Fujii, D. & Fujii, D. (2012). Psychotic Disorder Due to Traumatic Brain Injury: Analysis of Case Studies in the Literature.

Rebecca Girlinghouse, MA WKPIC Doctoral Intern   This study sought to replicate findings from the literature on psychotic disorder due to traumatic brain injury (PD-TBI) and explore characteristics that may assist in differentiating PD-TBI from schizophrenia.  The authors argue that … Continue reading

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Article Review: Chang, W. et al. (2019). Extended early intervention versus standard psychiatric care for adults with first-episode psychosis.

Katelyn Yunes, MS WKPIC Doctoral Intern   This study compared 160 adult Chinese patients experiencing first-episode psychosis that were treated via a three year extended Early Assessment Service for Young People with Psychosis (EASY) with 160 adult Chinese patients treated … Continue reading

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Article Review: Browne, J., Mueser, K. T., Meyer-Kalos, P., Gottlieb, J.D., Estroff, S. E., & Penn, D. L. (2019). The therapeutic alliance in individual resiliency training for first episode psychosis: Relationship with treatment outcomes and therapy participation.

When thinking about attending therapy, people sometimes have different worries come to mind. Am I going to like my therapist?  What if I do not get along with my therapist?  Is this the best fit and can the best fit … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids: Link Between Vitamin D and and Psychosis?

  One may have thought that vitamin D was only associated with bone density, skin conditions, sunlight exposure, or cardiovascular functioning. While it is commonly known throughout the medical and psychological community that vitamin D is linked to brain development … Continue reading

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Article Summary of Risk Factors for Violence in Psychosis: Systematic Review and Meta-Regression Analysis of 110 Studies

    Witt, van Dorn, and Fazel (2013) noted many inconsistencies and varying emphases in the current literature on the association of violence and psychosis. This led the researchers to perform a meta-analyses of the current literature base, essentially combining … Continue reading

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