Subjective response to neuroleptics in schizophrenia.

  title={Subjective response to neuroleptics in schizophrenia.},
  author={Awad George Awad},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={19 3},
Subjective response to neuroleptics in patients with schizophrenia is reviewed in terms of its validity and measurement. Evidence is presented to support a correlation between altered subjective state on neuroleptics, and therapeutic outcome and medication compliance. Factors that have been implicated in the genesis of such altered subjective states include demographics, psychiatric characteristics, type and dose of neuroleptic, extrapyramidal symptoms (particularly akathisia), depressive… CONTINUE READING