Antipsychotic treatment of schizophrenia: an update.

  title={Antipsychotic treatment of schizophrenia: an update.},
  author={Dawn M. Bruijnzeel and Uma Suryadevara and Rajiv Tandon},
  journal={Asian journal of psychiatry},
The primary objectives in the treatment of schizophrenia are to reduce the frequency and severity of psychotic exacerbation, ameliorate a broad range of symptoms, and improve functional capacity and quality of life. Treatment includes pharmacotherapy and a range of psychosocial interventions. Antipsychotics are the cornerstone of pharmacological treatment for schizophrenia. The sixty-five antipsychotics available in the world are classified into two major groups: first-generation (conventional… CONTINUE READING
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