Maintenance treatment with quetiapine versus discontinuation after one year of treatment in patients with remitted first episode psychosis: randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Chen2010MaintenanceTW,
  title={Maintenance treatment with quetiapine versus discontinuation after one year of treatment in patients with remitted first episode psychosis: randomised controlled trial },
  author={Eric Y. H. Chen and Christy L M Hui and May Mei Ling Lam and Cindy P. Y. Chiu and Chi Wai Law and Dicky Wai Sau Chung and Steve Tso and Edwin Pui-Fai Pang and Kin-ling Chan and Yiu Chung Wong and Flora Y M Mo and Kathy P M Chan and T. J. Yao and Se Fong Hung and William Honer},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To study rates of relapse in remitted patients with first episode psychosis who either continued or discontinued antipsychotic drugs after at least one year of maintenance treatment. DESIGN 12 month randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial. SETTING Early psychosis outpatient clinics in Hong Kong. PARTICIPANTS 178 patients with first episode psychosis who had received at least one year of antipsychotic drug treatment between September 2003 and July 2006 and had no… CONTINUE READING