Movement disorders in neuroleptic-naïve patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders

@inproceedings{Ayehu2014MovementDI,
  title={Movement disorders in neuroleptic-na{\"i}ve patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders},
  author={Moges Ayehu and Teshome Shibre and Barkot Milkias and Abebaw Fekadu},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Spontaneous Movements Disorders (SMDs) or dyskinetic movements are often seen in patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, and are widely considered to be adverse consequences of the use of antipsychotic medications. Nevertheless, SMDs are also observed in the pre-neuroleptic ear and among patients who were never exposed to antipsychotic medications. The aim of this study was to determine the extent of SMDs among antipsychotic-naïve patients in a low income setting… CONTINUE READING
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