Response of borderline and schizotypal patients to small doses of thiothixene and haloperidol.

@article{Serban1984ResponseOB,
  title={Response of borderline and schizotypal patients to small doses of thiothixene and haloperidol.},
  author={George Serban and Steven W. Siegel},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1984},
  volume={141 11},
  pages={1455-8}
}
The improvement in the clinical methods of identifying borderline subjects makes it necessary to reevaluate the efficacy of the treatment offered them. A random sample of 52 borderline and schizotypal patients was treated with two major neuroleptics, thiothixene and haloperidol, in a double-blind study. Eighty-four percent were markedly to moderately improved at 3-month follow-up; the patients responded better to thiothixene than to haloperidol. The main areas of positive response were those of… CONTINUE READING

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