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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.
Wrecked and retching: Obscure vomiting illness linked to long-term pot use

Wrecked and retching: Obscure vomiting illness linked to long-term pot use

Long-term U-M study yields framework that could be useful for studying bipolar disorder

Long-term U-M study yields framework that could be useful for studying bipolar disorder

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

Promising treatment for schizophrenia found in the form of avatars

Promising treatment for schizophrenia found in the form of avatars

Reducing use of antibiotics not sufficient to reverse drug resistance

Reducing use of antibiotics not sufficient to reverse drug resistance

Heart rate variability measured by electrocardiogram can help differentiate bipolar from major depression

Heart rate variability measured by electrocardiogram can help differentiate bipolar from major depression

Digital pills can help track opioid use patterns

Digital pills can help track opioid use patterns

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Study shows efficacy of antipsychotic as adjunctive therapy for gastroparesis in emergency department

Study shows efficacy of antipsychotic as adjunctive therapy for gastroparesis in emergency department

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Researchers to study how music program can positively affect lives of people with dementia

Researchers to study how music program can positively affect lives of people with dementia

New approaches to prevent or treat antipsychotic-induced supersensitivity psychosis

New approaches to prevent or treat antipsychotic-induced supersensitivity psychosis

Study: Low long-term use of psychiatric drugs does not appear to affect cognition in schizophrenia

Study: Low long-term use of psychiatric drugs does not appear to affect cognition in schizophrenia

First-of-its-kind study compares long-term weight gain across different psychotic disorders

First-of-its-kind study compares long-term weight gain across different psychotic disorders

Antipsychotics commonly prescribed to adults with IDD, study finds

Antipsychotics commonly prescribed to adults with IDD, study finds

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia