The use of carbamazepine in the treatment of schizophrenic and schizoaffective psychoses: a review.

@article{Simhandl1992TheUO,
  title={The use of carbamazepine in the treatment of schizophrenic and schizoaffective psychoses: a review.},
  author={Ch. Simhandl and Kurt Meszaros},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN},
  year={1992},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          1-14
        }
}
This article reviews current literature on the clinical efficacy of carbamazepine (CBZ) administration in schizophrenic and schizoaffective psychoses. With respect to the use of CBZ in cases of aggression, overactivity and other behavioral dyscontrol syndromes, only a few, mainly open, studies have been conducted. Attention to the efficacy of CBZ in schizophrenia and related psychoses was rather late in developing, with most of the studies done since 1981. Although the results of the different… CONTINUE READING