Essays Tagged: "antipsychotic medication"

Alzheimer's disease and Dementia

Psychological symptoms include anxiety, depressive mood, hallucinations and delusions (Beier, 2007).Antipsychotic medications are the most widely prescribed treatment for BPSD. Atypical antipsychotic ... c disturbances, and anticholinergic effects. The data that showed recent findings from the Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness-Alzheimer's Disease (CATIE-AD) study demonstrate ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Implementing Medication Information in a Forensic Setting

cussing those diagnosed with schizophrenia.Literature highlights the increase in relapse rates when antipsychotic medication is not adhered to (Marder et al, 1999, Oehl et al, 2000) and in 1995 an ext ... did withdraw were three times more likely to experience a relapse than those that adhered to their antipsychotic medication as prescribed.Madden (2007) stated that medication non concordance is an is ...

(17 pages) 59 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health