A Guide to the Extrapyramidal Side-Effects of Antipsychotic by D. G. Cunningham Owens

By D. G. Cunningham Owens

it's always implied that antipsychotic-induced extrapyramidal side-effects are beside the point to fashionable psychiatric therapeutics, rendered old by way of more moderen, larger remedies. This fable arises from constrained know-how of the intensity and breadth of neurological disruption antipsychotics can mediate. This quantity discusses the large medical obstacles of acute dystonias, drug-induced parkinsonism, akathisia and tardive dyskinesia, supplying demographic and epidemiological context whereas illustrating how prescribing offerings influence powerfully on their improvement. This new version has been completely up-to-date and rewritten to incorporate contemporary information, multiplied references and a brand new bankruptcy at the suggestion of 'atypical' antipsychotics. Written in a mild, enticing sort, liberally illustrated with medical examples, it additionally invitations readers to contemplate ongoing controversies - subjective drug results, the connection among 'akathisia' and stressed legs, the prestige of the concept that of 'atypicality', etc. Informative studying for trainees in addition to verified practitioners within the fields of psychiatry, neurology, basic care and geriatrics.

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