Effects of atypical antipsychotics on the inflammatory response system in schizophrenic patients resistant to treatment with typical neuroleptics.

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There is now some evidence that schizophrenia may be accompanied by an activation of the inflammatory response system (IRS) and that typical antipsychotics may suppress some signs of IRS activation in that illness. This study was carried out to examine (i) the serum concentrations of interleukin-6 (IL-6), IL-6 receptor (IL-6R), IL-1R antagonist (IL-1RA) and… (More)

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@article{Maes2000EffectsOA, title={Effects of atypical antipsychotics on the inflammatory response system in schizophrenic patients resistant to treatment with typical neuroleptics.}, author={Michael Maes and Luisella Bocchio Chiavetto and Stefano Bignotti and Giani-Jean Battisa Tura and Rosanna N. Pioli and Francesco Boin and Gunter R L Kenis and Eug{\`e}ne Bosmans and Raf de Jongh and Ai-Ling Lin and Giorgio Racagni and Carlo Alfredo Altamura}, journal={European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology}, year={2000}, volume={10 2}, pages={119-24} }