PsychEd Episode 9: Treatment of Schizophrenia Part 1 with Dr. Jason Joannou and Dr. Andrew Lustig

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Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers the treatment of schizophrenia with Dr. Jason Joannou and Dr. Andrew Lustig, two inpatient staff psychiatrists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and assistant professors at the University of Toronto.

The learning objectives for this episode are as follows:

By the end of this episode, the listener will be able to…

  • Articulate the basic psychopharmacology of antipsychotics

  • Create a basic treatment presenting with a first episode of schizophrenia, based on the 2017 Guidelines for the Pharmacotherapy of Schizophrenia in Adults

  • Summarize principles of longitudinal treatment, which includes treatment-resistant schizophrenia and psychosocial approaches to the illness.


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