Antipsychotic polypharmacy: a comprehensive evaluation of relevant correlates of a long-standing clinical practice.

@article{Correll2012AntipsychoticPA,
  title={Antipsychotic polypharmacy: a comprehensive evaluation of relevant correlates of a long-standing clinical practice.},
  author={Christoph U Correll and Juan Antonio Gallego},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={661-81}
}
Antipsychotic polypharmacy (APP) is common in the treatment of schizophrenia spectrum disorders. The literature indicates that APP is related to patient, illness, and treatment variables that are proxy measures for greater illness acuity, severity, complexity, and chronicity. The largely unknown relative risks and benefits of APP need to be weighed against the known risks and benefits of clozapine for treatment-resistant patients. To inform evidence-based clinical practice, controlled, high… CONTINUE READING
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