Online CME- Atypical Anti-psychotics for Children and Adolescents with Schizophrenia-spectrum Disorders


This activity discusses the typical signs of early-onset schizophrenia-spectrum disorders.




August 31, 2010


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high levels of depression and anxiety, emerging cognitive and social deficits, unusual thought content, and school failure.

Although the onset of schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms before age 18 years is rare, a small portion of the population does experience psychotic symptoms by adulthood. This activity discusses the typical signs of early-onset schizophrenia-spectrum disorders (EOSS), which include Participants will also learn more about treatment options for children and adolescents with EOSS and the “benefits versus adverse effects of atypical antipsychotics” in this population.

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