Influence of antipsychotics on mortality in schizophrenia: Systematic review

@article{Weinmann2009InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of antipsychotics on mortality in schizophrenia: Systematic review},
  author={Stefan Weinmann and John Read and Volkmar Aderhold},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={113},
  pages={1-11}
}

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Antipsychotic Polypharmacy in the Treatment of Patientswith Resistant Schizophrenia: A Descriptive Study

The results of this study warrant more efforts to be implemented to recommend the most effective APP with least side effects.
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