Drug-induced extrapyramidal disorders - a neuropsychiatric interface.

  title={Drug-induced extrapyramidal disorders - a neuropsychiatric interface.},
  author={Christopher G{\"o}tz and Harold L. Klawans},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  volume={1 5},
In psychiatric literature, the term extrapyramidal syndrome has traditionally encompassed a wide variety of drug-induced movement disorders. Recently, it has become increasingly clear that the natural history, pathophysiology, and pharmacology of individual movement disorders are distinct, making this unifying term obsolete and, in fact, a source of confusion. The topic of drug-induced movement disorders is reviewed, and a classification system based on anatomy, pharmacology, and therapeutic… CONTINUE READING