Prescribing patterns of antidepressants, antipsychotics
and mood stabilizers in bipolar patients misdiagnosed with major depressive disorder in China.
By expanding its outreach and educational efforts, HHS might be able to reduce the unnecessary reliance on antipsychotics
for treating the "behavioral symptoms of dementia for all older adults regardless of their residential setting," the author wrote.
There exist several lines of evidence indicating that antipsychotics
may be associated with an increased risk of stroke among high-risk patients.
briefly summarizes the major studies and analyses relevant to prescribing antipsychotics
to older patients with dementia
PARIS -- Many psychiatrists have no inkling of how often the antipsychotic
agents they prescribe cause hyperprolactinemia-related sexual dysfunction, or the serious negative consequences these common side effects have on quality of life and treatment adherence, Angel L.
and Mortality: Adjusting for Mortality Risk Scores to Address Confounding by Terminal Illness.
Nearly seven decades ago, phenothiazines and butyrophenones were used to manage the positive symptoms of schizophrenia and they called typical antipsychotics
The global antipsychotic
drugs market is expected to reach USD 14.
This The new research comes despite the Government's 2009 National Dementia Strategy, which called for a review of the use of antipsychotics
in light of their side-effects, which include strokes.
At the 2014 annual meeting of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Professor Lieuwe de Haan from the University of Amsterdam presented support for the 'less is more' approach to the use of antipsychotic
medication in patients with schizophrenia, describing strategies for low-dose and time-limited treatments.
Treatment with antipsychotics
and the risk of diabetes in clinical practice.
The purpose of this initiative, including the public reporting of antipsychotic
quality, was to improve behavioral health care practices and reduce inappropriate use of antipsychotics