The current status of tardive dyskinesia.

  title={The current status of tardive dyskinesia.},
  author={Perminder S. Sachdev},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={34 3},
OBJECTIVE This paper aims to provide an overview of the current knowledge on neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia (TD) in relation to its clinical features, risk factors, pathophysiology and management. METHOD The published literature was selectively reviewed and assessed. RESULTS Tardive diskinesia is a common neurological side-effect of neuroleptic medication, the cumulative incidence of which increases with increasing duration of treatment. Its clinical manifestations are diverse and… CONTINUE READING


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