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Predictors of switching antipsychotic medications in the treatment of schizophrenia (>> click to go to the journal's website)
BMC Psychiatry, 10/06/10
Nyhuis AW et al. – Switching antipsychotics appears to be prevalent in the naturalistic treatment of schizophrenia and can be predicted by a small and distinct set of variables. Interestingly, worsening of anxiety and depressive symptoms and of akathisia following 2 weeks of treatment were among the more robust predictors of subsequent switching of antipsychotics.

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