Schizophrenia’s Unique Patient Challenges [Interview][Transcript]

Dr_Joe_McEvoy_SchizophreniaGuest: Dr. Joe McEvoy

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Dr. McEvoy is a distinguished, tenured professor of psychiatry and health behaviors at Augusta University. He also serves as the I. Clark Case chair in psychotic disorders and as the director of public psychiatry in Augusta University’s partnership with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD). His research and clinical work have focused on severe and persistent mental disorders (primarily schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder). He is currently the principal investigator for the NIMH-funded ACLAIMS (A Comparison of Long-Acting Injected Medications for Schizophrenia) trial.

Segment overview: Dr. Joe McEvoy, professor of psychiatry and health behaviors at Augusta University discusses the current schizophrenia landscape, recent FDA approvals, and real world experience in how his patients face unique challenges as a result of their disease.

Transcript – TBU

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