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Section 1: Vitamin D – physiology and epidemiology of deficiency

(1.1) Section 1: Vitamin D – physiology and epidemiology of deficiency

(1.2) What is vitamin D?

(1.3) Interactive exercise: vitamin D synthesis

(1.4) Vitamin D synthesis

(1.5) Functions and sources of vitamin D

(1.6) Interactive exercise: risk factors for vitamin D deficiency

(1.7) Clinical vignette

(1.8) Vitamin D level classification

(1.9) Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the general population

(1.10) Section 1: Recap

(1.11) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in depression and schizophrenia

(2.1) Section 2: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in depression and schizophrenia

(2.2) Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in depression

(2.3) Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in schizophrenia and early psychosis

(2.4) Interactive exercise: vitamin D deficiency in FEP, multi-episode psychosis and multi-episode schizophrenia

(2.5) Epidemiology

(2.6) Section 2: Recap

(2.7) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3: Vitamin D as a treatment for depression and schizophrenia symptoms

(3.1) Section 3: Vitamin D as a treatment for depression and schizophrenia symptoms

(3.2) Vitamin D in schizophrenia: neuroprotective functions

(3.3) Interactive exercise: vitamin D in schizophrenia: neuroprotective functions

(3.4) Vitamin D and depression

(3.5) Vitamin D augmentation in depression

(3.6) Vitamin D and clinical symptoms in psychosis

(3.7) Vitamin D3 augmentation in schizophrenia

(3.8) Section 3: Recap

(3.9) Section 3: Summary

 

Section 4: Vitamin D and physical health in schizophrenia

(4.1) Section 4: Vitamin D and physical health in schizophrenia

(4.2) Vitamin D and cardiometabolic risk in psychotic disorders

(4.3) Reflection

(4.4) Vitamin D and osteoporosis in schizophrenia

(4.5) Section 4: Recap

(4.6) Section 4: Summary

 

Section 5: Management of vitamin D deficiency

(5.1) Section 5: Management of vitamin D deficiency

(5.2) Complexities in the management of vitamin D deficiency

(5.3) When to screen and treat?

(5.4) How to treat vitamin D deficiency

(5.5) General principles of treatment

(5.6) Clinical vignette

(5.7) Section 5: Recap

(5.8) Section 5: Summary

 

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