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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Dold, Markus; Leucht, Stefan 
Title:
Pharmacotherapy of treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a clinical perspective. 
Abstract:
A significant number of patients with schizophrenia do not respond adequately to an initial antipsychotic trial. As first step within a treatment algorithm for therapy-refractory schizophrenia'pseudoresistance' should be ruled out (eg, re-evaluation of the diagnosis, comorbidities, compliance and adherence in terms of medication intake, adequate dose and treatment duration, and achievement of sufficient plasma levels). In case of treatment resistance, two strategies that are often used in clinic...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Evid Based Ment Health 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
33-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1362-0347 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie