The Psychopharmacology of Violence With Emphasis on Schizophrenia, Part 2: Long-Term Treatment

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In last month’s column we reviewed the short-term approaches in treating agitation. Once the acute episode of agitation is managed, however, the clinician is left with the task of reducing the frequency and intensity of future episodes. This month’s column will review the long-term management of aggressive behavior in schizophrenia.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2007;68(2):331-332