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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.
New CBIT therapy can help lessen frequency of tics

New CBIT therapy can help lessen frequency of tics

Study highlights effectiveness of atypical antipsychotic drug in treating children with TD

Study highlights effectiveness of atypical antipsychotic drug in treating children with TD

Antipsychotic drug could help reduce nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy

Antipsychotic drug could help reduce nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy

Study explores rate of antipsychotic polypharmacy among patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals

Study explores rate of antipsychotic polypharmacy among patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals

Study compares aripiprazole and quetiapine for treatment of schizophrenia

Study compares aripiprazole and quetiapine for treatment of schizophrenia

Scientists discover key cellular mechanism behind side-effects of antipsychotics

Scientists discover key cellular mechanism behind side-effects of antipsychotics

Children in foster care still face quality challenges in antipsychotic medication use

Children in foster care still face quality challenges in antipsychotic medication use

Video conference technology connects hospital specialists and nursing home staff to care for dementia patients

Video conference technology connects hospital specialists and nursing home staff to care for dementia patients

Taking vitamin D with quetiapine can help avoid new-onset diabetes risk

Taking vitamin D with quetiapine can help avoid new-onset diabetes risk

Majority youths with autism or intellectual disability receive antipsychotics, study finds

Majority youths with autism or intellectual disability receive antipsychotics, study finds

Need for standardised guidelines to fight Alzheimer's disease

Need for standardised guidelines to fight Alzheimer's disease

Study finds gap in screening for lipid abnormalities among adults taking antipsychotic medications

Study finds gap in screening for lipid abnormalities among adults taking antipsychotic medications

Coprophagia linked to neurodegenerative dementia

Coprophagia linked to neurodegenerative dementia

Antipsychotic drug users may twice as likely to experience heart attack than non-users

Antipsychotic drug users may twice as likely to experience heart attack than non-users

Drug-repositioning strategy could help combat Chikungunya virus

Drug-repositioning strategy could help combat Chikungunya virus

Nuplazid (pimavanserin) tablets approved to treat hallucinations and delusions

Nuplazid (pimavanserin) tablets approved to treat hallucinations and delusions

Certain genetic markers linked with depression can also predict who may benefit from exercise

Certain genetic markers linked with depression can also predict who may benefit from exercise

Existing non-antibiotic therapeutic drugs could help combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Existing non-antibiotic therapeutic drugs could help combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Researchers examine effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs to prevent or treat delirium

Researchers examine effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs to prevent or treat delirium

Physical, mental training may improve health of young schizophrenia patients

Physical, mental training may improve health of young schizophrenia patients