Medication and Social Support in Schizophrenia Treatment

Psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of psychotic disorders discusses pharmacologic treatments for schizophrenia and the importance of social support.

In this Medical University of South Carolina podcast, Christopher Pelic, MD, Associate Dean of Students and Assistant Professor and Associate Residency Director in Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, talks about “the importance of medication to treat schizophrenia, how long it takes for the medication to help reduce hallucinations, paranoia and other psychotic symptoms.” Pelic, who specializes in the treatment of psychotic disorders, also “discusses the importance of having social support and the resources available for support.”

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