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2006-06-06 08:53:07

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The prescription of antipsychotic medications for children and adolescents in the US increased nearly 6-fold between 1993 and 2002, according to survey results.

2005-11-30 18:07:26

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In April, the US Food and Drug Administration issued an advisory that the use of atypical antipsychotics increases mortality in elderly persons with dementia, but now investigators report that conventional antipsychotic medications may be even more dangerous.

2005-07-13 15:53:04

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People suffering with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who do not respond adequately to antidepressant therapy may benefit from the addition of an antipsychotic agent, results of a study hint.

2005-07-13 16:17:36

People suffering with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who do not respond adequately to antidepressant therapy may benefit from the addition of an antipsychotic agent, results of a study hint.

2005-07-01 15:50:00

A multi-site research group working under contract with NIMH finds that Risperidone, one of the newer anti-psychotic medications, is safe and effective for controlling aggressive and violent behavior in autistic children with minimal side effects for up to six months. The medication also decreases repetitive behaviors and increases social interaction with these children.

2004-11-28 03:00:14

A rare, but frequently fatal, side effect of the anti-psychotic drug clozapine is myocarditis.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.