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OBJECTIVE To assess the clinical and cognitive effects of adding donepezil, a reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, to the risperidone treatment of a high functioning stable out-patient with schizophrenia. METHOD Case study using an experimental ABAB design. Assessments were completed objectively by standardized neuropsychological tests and clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE Factor analytic studies of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) have consistently isolated a factor that is frequently labeled as 'cognitive'. The present study sought to further explore the factor by examining the relationships between 4 versions of the cognitive factor and a set of neuropsychological tests. METHOD Thirty-seven(More)
Objective Traditionally, conventional antipsychotics, often administered intramuscularly, are used to reduce hostility and aggression in the emergency setting. This study investigated the efficacy of quetiapine, an oral atypical antipsychotic, in managing aggressive psychosis. Methods Adult hospitalized patients (n=36) with an Overt Aggression Scale (OAS)(More)
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