Tardive dyskinesia in elderly psychiatric patients: a 5-year study.

@article{Yassa1992TardiveDI,
  title={Tardive dyskinesia in elderly psychiatric patients: a 5-year study.},
  author={R Y Yassa and C Nastase and D. Dupont and M Thibeau},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={149 9},
  pages={1206-11}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors investigated the prevalence of tardive dyskinesia among elderly psychiatric patients who had never received neuroleptic medication before their first hospitalization. METHOD The study was performed in the geriatric psychiatry unit of a university-affiliated hospital in Canada and involved all first-admission patients admitted from September 1984 through August 1989 who had never taken neuroleptic drugs. In September and October 1989, the patients who were available for… CONTINUE READING

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