Atypical antipsychotics in primary generalized anxiety disorder or comorbid with mood disorders.

@article{Gao2009AtypicalAI,
  title={Atypical antipsychotics in primary generalized anxiety disorder or comorbid with mood disorders.},
  author={Keming Gao and David V. Sheehan and Joseph R. Calabrese},
  journal={Expert review of neurotherapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 8},
  pages={1147-58}
}
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a chronic, highly prevalent and debilitating disorder that commonly co-occurrs with mood disorders. Current available agents for GAD are limited either by their slow onsets of actions, unsatisfactory anxiolytic effects or potential for abuse/dependence. Atypical antipsychotics have been studied as alternatives. Olanzapine, risperidone and quetiapine immediate release have been explored in the treatment of refractory GAD and risperidone in bipolar anxiety… CONTINUE READING

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