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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.
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

Clinical pharmacists in health care teams may improve quality, safety of patient care

Clinical pharmacists in health care teams may improve quality, safety of patient care

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