Reduced usage of antipsychotics in first-episode psychosis was associated with improved executive functioning.
Study finds that 74% of patients with a psychotic disorder off antipsychotics at end of 10 years are in remission.
Researchers recommend that healthcare professionals be vigilant regarding the signs of respiratory failure among patients with COPD who are receiving antipsychotics, especially during the initial treatment phase.
Researchers believe that side-effect monitoring is critical because of the increase in the use of antipsychotics
Association found between long-term antipsychotic use and poorer performance on cognitive tasks in adults diagnosed with ‘schizophrenia.’
The researchers find that the drug effects for reducing psychosis are small and that treatment failure and severe side effects are common.
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