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Published by Physicians Postgraduate Press in Memphis, TN .
Written in English


  • Antipsychotic drugs -- Congresses.,
  • Psychoses -- Treatment.,
  • Antipsychotic Agents -- congresses.,
  • Psychotic Disorders -- drug therapy.

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Edition Notes

SeriesThe journal of clinical psychiatry monograph series -- v. 13, no. 1, Journal of clinical psychiatry monograph series -- v. 13, no. 1..
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p.;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16605026M

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  Antipsychotic Medicines for Children and Teens: A Review of the Research for Parents and Caregivers: This summary discusses using antipsychotic medicines to treat psychiatric conditions in children. It explains what medical research says about the benefits and possible side effects of these medicines when taken by children. A primary factor in the choice of an antipsychotic drug during pregnancy is the woman’s treatment history. The drug to which she has responded with an acceptable side effect burden deserves first consideration. Optimize the dose of a single drug before considering additional drug treatments. Typical Antipsychotics, or First Generation Antipsychotic Drugs. The typical, or conventional, antipsychotics were first developed in the s. Haldol (haloperidol) and Thorazine (chlorpromazine. A few hours (after drug therapy is started) The nurse is talking to the mother of a 19 yo boy who is exhibiting hostility and hyperactivity and is very combative. The dr explained that her son is probably experiencing acute psychosis and will be started on an antipsychotic drug.

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Antipsychotic Medication Reference* User Guide • Usual dosage ranges represent treatment of schizophrenia in healthy adults unless otherwise indicated. Dosage adjustments are often required based on patient age, renal and hepatic function, Size: KB. Antipsychotic drugs are the mainstay of treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. The therapeutic efficacy of these drugs is well established. However, these drugs are associated with a wide range of side effects, including a variety of movement disorders. The newer antipsychotics. Genre/Form: Handbooks Handbook: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mason, Aaron S., Clinical handbook of antipsychotic drug therapy. New York: Brunner. Risk of 5% of patients per year on conventional antipsychotics. Usually occurs lateral in therapy (after 6 months). In older patients, the mouth, face, and tongue are affected; younger patients, the limbs and trunk. Treatment includes d/c the drug or reduce the dose, change drug to atypical or one with less anticholinergic activity.