Novel antipsychotics and negative symptoms.

  • H. Moeller
  • Published 1998 in International clinical psychopharmacology

Abstract

Negative symptoms are a key feature of schizophrenia. Novel (atypical) antipsychotic drugs, unlike conventional antipsychotics, cause substantial reductions in Positive and Negative Symptom Scale (PANSS) scores. Negative symptoms, however, can arise from both the pathology of the disease (primary negative symptoms) and as side effects of antipsychotic drugs… (More)

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