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Antipsychotics are medicines used to treat the symptoms of mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder (sometimes called manic-depressive illness), anxiety disorders, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sometimes medications are used with other treatments such as psychotherapy.
Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

Novel clinical trial to examine use of cannabidiol in people with Parkinson's-related psychosis

Novel clinical trial to examine use of cannabidiol in people with Parkinson's-related psychosis

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications

Antipsychotic use associated with higher accumulation of hospital days in Alzheimer's patients

Antipsychotic use associated with higher accumulation of hospital days in Alzheimer's patients

Researchers investigate how to prevent the onset of schizophrenia using mouse model

Researchers investigate how to prevent the onset of schizophrenia using mouse model

Study examines weight loss outcomes in individuals taking psychiatric medication

Study examines weight loss outcomes in individuals taking psychiatric medication

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia

Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia

People with bipolar disorder more likely to later develop Parkinson's disease

People with bipolar disorder more likely to later develop Parkinson's disease

How to find and use new federal ratings for rehab services at nursing homes

How to find and use new federal ratings for rehab services at nursing homes

Study confirms QT-prolonging effects of grapefruit juice

Study confirms QT-prolonging effects of grapefruit juice

Compound derived from broccoli sprouts may restore brain chemistry imbalance related to schizophrenia

Compound derived from broccoli sprouts may restore brain chemistry imbalance related to schizophrenia

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Texting helps improve medication adherence, health outcomes for patients with schizophrenia

Texting helps improve medication adherence, health outcomes for patients with schizophrenia

Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk of preterm birth

Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk of preterm birth

Study provides new insights into regulatory T cells' role in protecting against autoimmune disease

Study provides new insights into regulatory T cells' role in protecting against autoimmune disease

Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Watchdogs cite lax medical and mental health treatment of ICE detainees

Watchdogs cite lax medical and mental health treatment of ICE detainees