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Using Atypical Antipsychotics in Primary Care

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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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