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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.
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

Making smarter decisions about where to recover after hospitalization

Making smarter decisions about where to recover after hospitalization

New study offers insight into development of delusions

New study offers insight into development of delusions

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia

Changing drugs, deprescribing do not lower severity and duration of delirium in ICU patients

Changing drugs, deprescribing do not lower severity and duration of delirium in ICU patients

Study sheds new light on early development of embryos

Study sheds new light on early development of embryos

Researchers discover new and rare skeletal disease

Researchers discover new and rare skeletal disease

Some drug combinations may be more effective than others for schizophrenic patients

Some drug combinations may be more effective than others for schizophrenic patients

Research finds steep rise in self-poisonings among young people

Research finds steep rise in self-poisonings among young people

Antipsychotic polypharmacy may be beneficial for schizophrenia patients

Antipsychotic polypharmacy may be beneficial for schizophrenia patients

Violence, malnutrition and lack of care reported in huge numbers in Australia's aged care system

Violence, malnutrition and lack of care reported in huge numbers in Australia's aged care system

Improvements in pharmacological study to fight cognitive impairment in schizophrenia

Improvements in pharmacological study to fight cognitive impairment in schizophrenia

Study proposes improvements in pharmacological study of cognitive function enhancers in schizophrenia

Study proposes improvements in pharmacological study of cognitive function enhancers in schizophrenia

Researchers aim to improve cognition, reverse weight gain in schizophrenia

Researchers aim to improve cognition, reverse weight gain in schizophrenia

Assisted living’s breakneck growth leaves patient safety behind

Assisted living’s breakneck growth leaves patient safety behind

Study highlights need for personalized approach to treat ICU acquired delirium

Study highlights need for personalized approach to treat ICU acquired delirium

Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

Innovative care model for children with ASD reduces use of behavioral drugs in ED

Innovative care model for children with ASD reduces use of behavioral drugs in ED

Researchers to study effects of electroconvulsive therapy on Alzheimer’s patients with aggression

Researchers to study effects of electroconvulsive therapy on Alzheimer’s patients with aggression