Use of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines in patients with psychiatric emergencies: Results of an observational trial
- Epidemiologic and Clinical Perspectives on Antipsychotic Treatment of Children and Adolescents. Olfson, Mark // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Dec2012, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p715
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including antipsychotic drugs, disruptive behavioral disorders and aggressive behaviors in youth.
- POSTTEST FOR DECEMBER 2008. // Primary Psychiatry;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p81
A quiz about psychiatric treatments is presented.
- Effects of Topiramate on the Prepulse Inhibition of the Acoustic Startle in Rats. Frau, Roberto; Orrù, Marco; Fà, Mauro; Casti, Alberto; Manunta, Mario; Fais, Nicola; Mereu, Giampaolo; Gessa, Gianluigi; Bortolato, Marco // Neuropsychopharmacology;Feb2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p320
The anticonvulsant topiramate (TPM) has been recently proposed as a novel adjuvant therapy for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, yet its efficacy remains controversial. As both disorders are characterized by gating deficits, we tested the effects of TPM on the behavioral paradigm of prepulse...
- Tranquilizers Causing Aggression. // British Medical Journal;1/18/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5950, p113
Reports the ability of benzodiazepine drugs to enhance aggressive behavior. Influence of group interaction on the effect of benzodiazepines; Theories of the hostile behavior of patients taking chlordiazepoxide; Implication of the findings for prescribing minor tranquilizers.
- A clinical case series of six extremely aggressive youths treated with olanzapine. Soderstrom, Henrik; Rastam, Maria; Gillberg, Christopher // European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;2002, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p138
Olanzapine is an atypical neuroleptic drug with mood-stabilising properties and few of the side effects commonly associated with conventional neuroleptic treatment. We used olanzapine, 5-20 mg/day, to treat severe aggression in six non-psychotic teenage boys with neuropsychiatric disorders. All...
- Effects of quetiapine and olanzapine in patients with psychosis and violent behavior: a pilot randomized, open-label, comparative study. Gobbi, Gabriella; Comai, Stefano; Debonnel, Guy // Neuropsychiatric Disease & Treatment;2014, Vol. 10, p757
Objective: Patients suffering from psychosis are more likely than the general population to commit aggressive acts, but the therapeutics of aggressive behavior are still a matter of debate. Methods: This pilot randomized, open-label study compared the efficacy of quetiapine versus olanzapine in...
- Sedation. Houltranm, Brian // Nursing Standard;6/30/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p45
Elaborates on the assessment and management options for sedation. Association between antipsychotics and sedation; Usefulness of drug-induced sedation for individuals who are agitated or aggressive; Incidence or severity or sedation.
- Evaluation of the combination of psychosocial and pharmacological treatment in schizophrenic patients. // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria;nov-dic2002, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p1
Introduction: The present treatment of schizophrenia should initially focus on bringing psychotic symptoms under control with the use of antipsychotic medications, but it also should include psychosocial management of the illness, with the implementation of psychosocial treatment. The purpose of...
- Impulsivity: historical and conceptual review. // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria;jul2003, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p220
There is great confusion about the concept of impulsivity despite its important clinical use. Limits with others symptoms or behaviors, like aggressiveness, are imprecise, and we find no general agreement on the definition of impulsivity in the present literature. From the point of view of...