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OBJECTIVE The objective of this consensus paper is to provide practical guidance on why and how aripiprazole, with its distinct pharmacological and side effect profile, should be used for treatment of acute bipolar mania. METHODS An advisory panel of UK healthcare professionals, with extensive experience of prescribing aripiprazole for acute bipolar(More)
BACKGROUND There is evidence that insight and social judgements are impaired in schizophrenia. The influence of these factors on the decision to treat compulsorily in schizophrenia is poorly understood. AIMS To investigate the contribution of insight, social knowledge, and working memory to the determination to treat coercively in schizophrenia. METHOD(More)
INTRODUCTION People with schizophrenia are at increased risk of developing metabolic disturbances. This risk may be further exacerbated by the use of antipsychotic agents. Research is still ongoing to determine the metabolic impact of antipsychotics on glucose regulation. In this case report we review some of the possible mechanisms of action of(More)
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