Unpacking Schizophrenia: Making the Diagnosis
In part 1 of this podcast series, Robert S. Laitman, MD, from Bronx Westchester Medical Group and SARDAA, discusses the 5 criteria used to help diagnose schizophrenia, as well as the differential diagnosis.
- Schizophrenia. National Institute of Mental Health. Page last updated May 2018. https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/schizophrenia.shtml. Accessed on November 28, 2018.
Robert S Laitman, MD, is an internal medicine physician at Bronx Westchester Medical Group in New York. He is on the Board of Directors for the Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America, and is also a board member of the National Alliance of Mental Illness - New York. Over the last 10 years, he has developed a practice taking care of people with psychotic disorders after his son received a diagnosis of schizophrenia in 2006.
Dr Laitman, his family, and his colleague authored the book, "Clozapine: Meaningful Recovery from Schizophrenia."
Published in partnership with SARDAA