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BIOLOGICAL THERAPY - DRUGS

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ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS - Conventional antipsychotic drugs (chlorpromozine) used to treat schizophrenia block the action of dopamine but not stimulating the dopamine receptors. Atypical ones (clozapine) temporarily occupy them allowing normal dopamine transmission and have side effects such as tardive dyskinesia (involuntary movements of the mouth and tongue).The antagonist travels though the blood vessel to our brain. The effects of this is that

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