Clinical and instrumental assessment of neuroleptic-induced parkinsonism in patients with tardive dyskinesia.

We evaluated 21 right-handed psychiatric patients with tardive dyskinesia (TD) for the presence and laterality of neuroleptic-induced tremor and rigidity. The goals of the study were to assess the frequency and coexistence of TD and neuroleptic-induced parkinsonism (NIP) using instrumental and clinical measurements and to evaluate the hypothesis that when… CONTINUE READING