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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.
Janssen announces CHMP positive opinion for use of paliperidone palmitate 3-monthly injection for schizophrenia treatment

Janssen announces CHMP positive opinion for use of paliperidone palmitate 3-monthly injection for schizophrenia treatment

Lack of ARHGAP33 molecule causes neuropsychiatric disorders-related abnormal higher brain functions

Lack of ARHGAP33 molecule causes neuropsychiatric disorders-related abnormal higher brain functions

Genetic syndrome may underlie some Parkinson's cases

Genetic syndrome may underlie some Parkinson's cases

Unnecessary transitions can lead to increased health problems in older adults with dementia

Unnecessary transitions can lead to increased health problems in older adults with dementia

Antipsychotic medications may not be effective in preventing delirium in hospitalized patients

Antipsychotic medications may not be effective in preventing delirium in hospitalized patients

Warning of increased mortality risk for PD patients taking antipsychotics

Warning of increased mortality risk for PD patients taking antipsychotics

Antipsychotic drugs may do significantly more harm to Parkinson's disease patients

Antipsychotic drugs may do significantly more harm to Parkinson's disease patients

Could prebiotics benefit early life brain development? An interview with Dr Phil Burnet

Could prebiotics benefit early life brain development? An interview with Dr Phil Burnet

Immune-suppressing drug can improve cognitive ability of patients with schizophrenia

Immune-suppressing drug can improve cognitive ability of patients with schizophrenia

Understanding the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder

Understanding the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder

Coordinated specialty care more cost-effective for young people with first episode psychosis

Coordinated specialty care more cost-effective for young people with first episode psychosis

Add-on lamotrigine enhances bipolar depression treatment

Add-on lamotrigine enhances bipolar depression treatment

Unhealthy microbiome shifts can lead to weight gain, obesity

Unhealthy microbiome shifts can lead to weight gain, obesity

New drug therapies that target glutamate pathway may be effective for subgroups of patient with schizophrenia

New drug therapies that target glutamate pathway may be effective for subgroups of patient with schizophrenia

Mylan releases Clozapine Orally Disintegrating Tablets in U.S.

Mylan releases Clozapine Orally Disintegrating Tablets in U.S.

Atypical antipsychotic shows bipolar I depression efficacy

Atypical antipsychotic shows bipolar I depression efficacy

Study explores diabetes screening for patients with severe mental illness

Study explores diabetes screening for patients with severe mental illness

New study compares effectiveness of clozapine with standard antipsychotics in adults with schizophrenia

New study compares effectiveness of clozapine with standard antipsychotics in adults with schizophrenia

Misleading symptoms confuse management of older patients with post-HSE relapse

Misleading symptoms confuse management of older patients with post-HSE relapse

Team-based, coordinated specialty care approach produces better outcomes for people with first episode psychosis

Team-based, coordinated specialty care approach produces better outcomes for people with first episode psychosis