Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Mitochondrial Health

In First Episode Schizophrenia, Psychiatrists Must Behave Like Cardiologists



Henry A. Nasrallah, MD
Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Mentorship
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology & Neuroscience
Director, Neuropsychiatry and Schizophrenia Programs
Director, Psychiatry CME Programs
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Learning Objectives
1. Identify the brain damaging effects of psychosis
2. Discuss the seven (7) tragic consequences of psychotic relapses
3. Recognize the much lower relapse rate with long-acting injectable antipsychotic medications compared to oral medications
4. Review the neurotoxic effects of the first generation antipsychotic drugs and the neuroprotective effects of the second generation antipsychotics.

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