Time course of improvement with antipsychotic medication in treatment-resistant schizophrenia.

  title={Time course of improvement with antipsychotic medication in treatment-resistant schizophrenia.},
  author={Takefumi Suzuki and Gary Remington and Tamara Arenovich and Hiroyuki Uchida and Ofer Agid and Ariel Graff-Guerrero and David C. Mamo},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={199 4},
BACKGROUND Improvements are greatest in the earlier weeks of antipsychotic treatment of patients with non-resistant schizophrenia. AIMS To address the early time-line for improvement with antipsychotics in treatment-resistant schizophrenia. METHOD Randomised double-blind trials of antipsychotic medication in adult patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia were investigated (last search June 2010). A series of metaregression analyses were carried out to examine the effect of time on… 

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