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Using Atypical Antipsychotics in Primary Care

Joseph A. Liberman III, Sally Berry, Larry Culpepper, Robert L. Findling, Stephen R. Marder, Del Miller, Jacobo E. Mintzer, Bruce L. Saltz, Zafar A. Sharif, and Stephen M. Stahl

Published: December 1, 2002

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Stephen R. Marder, M.D., addressed the efficacy of atypical antipsychotics. In a controversial study, Geddes and collaborators1 concluded that conventional antipsychotics should be firstline treatments except when motor side effects such as EPS are a problem. However, most patients treated with conventional agents will experience some of these adverse effects.


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Volume: 4

Quick Links: Psychotic Disorders , Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders

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