Effect of blonanserin on cognitive and social function in acute phase Japanese schizophrenia compared with risperidone

@inproceedings{Hori2014EffectOB,
  title={Effect of blonanserin on cognitive and social function in acute phase Japanese schizophrenia compared with risperidone},
  author={Hikaru Hori and Kenji Yamada and Dan Kamada and Yuka Shibata and Asuka Katsuki and Reiji Yoshimura and Jyun-ichi Nakamura},
  booktitle={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND This study aims to determine the effectiveness of blonanserin (BNS) on the cognitive and social functions of patients with schizophrenia compared with risperidone (RIS) during acute-phase (8-week) treatment. METHODS A total of 39 schizophrenia inpatients were included in this study. The subjects received either BNS (N=20) or RIS (N=19), and the clinical responses were evaluated periodically. The concomitant use of mood stabilizers was not allowed. Efficacy was assessed with the… CONTINUE READING

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