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2007-05-30 03:00:10

By Post, David Edward Abstract. The author relates the case study of a 38-year-old man with schizoaffective disorder (bipolar type) refractory to multiple medications. This patient had a long history of psychiatric illness and had been hospitalized at least 15 times because of aggression, hostility, and psychosis. Two separate trials of risperidone and olanzapine resulted in adverse effects, including possible neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Quetiapine, as part of combination therapy, led...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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