Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia: how experimental models using nonhuman primates may assist improved drug therapy for negative symptoms.
Antipsychotic drugs provide effective relief from hallucinations but do not improve, and may even induce, other symptoms of schizophrenia. Tardive dyskinesia, which is often associated with intellectual impairment, is generally attributed to chronic therapy with antipsychotic drugs. However, the possible contribution of medication to cognitive impairment is not easily dissociated from the underlying progression of the disease. Recently evidence has accumulated from studies performed in patien...Expand abstract
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