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Serum iron and transferrin in acute neuroleptic induced akathisia.

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Thirty acute psychiatric patients were examined prospectively at the beginning of neuroleptic treatment for acute psychotic symptoms and on average 16 days later. Two alternative hypotheses were examined: 1) neuroleptic treatment affects the levels of serum iron and transferrin; 2) acute akathisia developing during the initial few weeks of treatment is associated with low levels of serum iron and transferrin, either initially or at follow up or both. Serum iron levels did not change on repeat...

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10.1136/jnnp.54.4.363

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
54
Issue:
4
Pages:
363-364
Publication date:
1991-04-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Language:
English
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pubs:139208
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uuid:a87a6999-ae2a-4aac-a681-e25d72209ef3
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pubs:139208
Source identifiers:
139208
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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