Tardive Dyskinesia: A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association

Tardive Dyskinesia: A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association

by American Psychiatric Association, APA
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890422303

ISBN-13: 9780890422304

Pub. Date: 03/01/1992

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Since the APA's last report on tardive dyskinesia in 1979, considerable research has been conducted on the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors associated with the development of late-occurring neuroleptic side effects. This book summarizes the progress made over the last decade in understanding the differential diagnosis and epidemiology of tardive dyskinesia,

Overview

Since the APA's last report on tardive dyskinesia in 1979, considerable research has been conducted on the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors associated with the development of late-occurring neuroleptic side effects. This book summarizes the progress made over the last decade in understanding the differential diagnosis and epidemiology of tardive dyskinesia, as well as risk factors, course, and treatment. The reader will benefit from the book's coverage of • indications for neuroleptic use• alternative maintenance strategies• factors to consider in making a differential diagnosis• frequently encountered problems in dealing with special populations such as children and mentally retarded people• clinical-legal issues related to tardive dyskinesia • clearly specified recommendations for prevention and management

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890422304
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Differential diagnosis of tardive dyskinesia. Assessment of tardive dyskinesia. Epidemiology, risk factors, and outcome of tardive dyskinesia. Treatment of tardive dyskinesia. Neuroleptic drugs: indications, efficacy, and therapeutic dosages. Alternative maintenance treatment strategies: clinical efficacy and impact on tardive dyskinesia. Alternatives to neuroleptic drug therapy. Are there behavioral analogues of tardive dyskinesia? Clinical-legal issues. Research recommendations. Summary, conclusions, and recommendations for the prevention and management of tardive dyskinesia. Appendix: sample rating scales.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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