TITLE

Editorial

AUTHOR(S)
Takano, Akihiro
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Current Pharmaceutical Design;1/21/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p308
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the author's views on the treatment of schizophrenia. It defines schizophrenia as a psychiatric disorder characterized with delusions, lack of emotion and cognitive dysfunction. The therapeutic targets of antipsychotics in patients with schizophrenia are cited. The author also explains the role of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) in cognitive dysfunction and neurokinin receptors in emotional function.
ACCESSION #
51467789

 

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