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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.
Peer comparison letters lead to persistent decrease in antipsychotic prescribing

Peer comparison letters lead to persistent decrease in antipsychotic prescribing

Machine-learning may aid in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders

Machine-learning may aid in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

People with severe mental illness more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, shows study

People with severe mental illness more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, shows study

Study: Effective intervention can reduce medication overuse in aged care facilities

Study: Effective intervention can reduce medication overuse in aged care facilities

Study examines link between antipsychotic treatment during pregnancy and gestational diabetes risk

Study examines link between antipsychotic treatment during pregnancy and gestational diabetes risk

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Lithium treatment associated with lowest risk of rehospitalization for bipolar disorder patients

Lithium treatment associated with lowest risk of rehospitalization for bipolar disorder patients

Cannabis use triggers schizophrenia and other psychiatric issues

Cannabis use triggers schizophrenia and other psychiatric issues

Scientists decipher molecular structure of antipsychotic docked in its key receptor

Scientists decipher molecular structure of antipsychotic docked in its key receptor

Food preservative improves symptoms in antipsychotic-resistant schizophrenia patients

Food preservative improves symptoms in antipsychotic-resistant schizophrenia patients

Psychiatric drugs do not appear to be overprescribed for children, study reveals

Psychiatric drugs do not appear to be overprescribed for children, study reveals

Vanderbilt and Lundbeck collaborate to develop novel approach for treating schizophrenia

Vanderbilt and Lundbeck collaborate to develop novel approach for treating schizophrenia

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