Psychology & Psychiatry

Benefits of antipsychotics outweigh risks, find experts

An international group of experts has concluded that, for patients with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders, antipsychotic medications do not have negative long-term effects on patients' outcomes or the brain. In ...

Medications

Thousands of patients prescribed high-risk drugs

Thousands of patients in Scotland who are particularly vulnerable to adverse drug events (ADEs) were prescribed high-risk medications by their GPs which could potentially cause them harm, according to research published in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Long-term medication for schizophrenia is safe

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and their colleagues in Germany, the U.S. and Finland have studied the safety of very long-term antipsychotic therapy for schizophrenia. According to the study, which is published ...

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