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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Leucht, S; Wahlbeck, K; Hamann, J; Kissling, W 
Title:
New generation antipsychotics versus low-potency conventional antipsychotics: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The clearest advantage of new generation, atypical antipsychotics is a reduced risk of extrapyramidal side-effects (EPS), compared with conventional compounds. These findings might have been biased by the use of the high-potency antipsychotic haloperidol as a comparator in most of the trials. We aimed to establish whether the new drugs induce fewer EPS than low-potency conventional antipsychotics. METHODS: We did a meta-analysis of all randomised controlled trials in which new genera...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Lancet 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
361 
Journal issue:
9369 
Pages contribution:
1581-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0140-6736 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie