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Rating Scale For Extrapyramidal Side Effects

G. M. Simpson, J. W. S. Angus

Summary
 

A modification of an earlier rating scale for extrapyramidal system disturbance is described, and evidence for the validity and reliability of the scale is presented. The usefulness of the scale in studies of neuroleptic drugs is discussed. By its application it is possible to quantify extrapyramidal side effects and to separate them into four principal factors.

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New levels of schizophrenia care through optimal delivery of treatment

Available to download for your personal use - Professor Emsley presents a selection of slides from ‘Empowering the Healthcare community: Reaching new levels in schizophrenia care’ as developed by the PsyAcademy Continuous Treatment Expert Committee.

 

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Therapeutic actions of antipsychotics

Download lectures and guides on antipsychotics by Dr. Stephen M. Stahl:

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