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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Leucht, Stefan; Samara, Myrto; Heres, Stephan; Patel, Maxine X; Woods, Scott W; Davis, John M 
Title:
Dose equivalents for second-generation antipsychotics: the minimum effective dose method. 
Abstract:
Clinicians need to know the right antipsychotic dose for optimized treatment, and the concept of dose equivalence is important for many clinical and scientific purposes.We refined a method presented in 2003, which was based on the minimum effective doses found in fixed-dose studies. We operationalized the selection process, updated the original findings, and expanded them by systematically searching more recent literature and by including 13 second-generation antipsychotics. To qualify for the m...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Schizophr Bull 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
314-26 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0586-7614 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie