Tag: withdrawal labeled as relapse

What Does ‘Relapse’ Mean? Definitions Used in Antipsychotic Trials Are Unclear

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Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed on the basis of trials that demonstrate a higher rate of ā€˜relapseā€™ in people who are withdrawn from these drugs compared to those who continue to take them. Yet, incredibly, there is no consensus about what ā€˜relapseā€™ means in this situation.