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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.
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

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