n African Journal of Psychiatry - Avoiding antipsychotic sedation can improve patient outcomes : product news
|Article Title||Avoiding antipsychotic sedation can improve patient outcomes : product news|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||African Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
Sleep disturbances and treatment-related sedation are common in patients with schizophrenia. Many antipsychotic medications cause sedation but not all of these drugs have the same sedative effect and the sedation can be mistaken for a number of negative symptoms, including cognitive impairment, withdrawal, anhedonia and amotivation.
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