A Guide to the Extrapyramidal Side-Effects of Antipsychotic by D. G. Cunningham Owens PDF

By D. G. Cunningham Owens

it's always implied that antipsychotic-induced extrapyramidal side-effects are beside the point to fashionable psychiatric therapeutics, rendered ancient through more moderen, larger remedies. This fable arises from constrained information of the intensity and breadth of neurological disruption antipsychotics can mediate. This quantity discusses the broad medical limitations of acute dystonias, drug-induced parkinsonism, akathisia and tardive dyskinesia, supplying demographic and epidemiological context whereas illustrating how prescribing offerings effect powerfully on their improvement. This re-creation has been completely up to date and rewritten to incorporate contemporary facts, multiplied references and a brand new bankruptcy at the notion of 'atypical' antipsychotics. Written in a mild, attractive variety, liberally illustrated with scientific examples, it additionally invitations readers to contemplate ongoing controversies - subjective drug results, the connection among 'akathisia' and stressed legs, the prestige of the idea that of 'atypicality', etc. Informative interpreting for trainees in addition to tested practitioners within the fields of psychiatry, neurology, fundamental care and geriatrics.

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