Schizophrenia - TREATMENTS - DRUG

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·         Chlorpromazine - alleviated hallucinations and delusions

·         Used to treat psychotic episodes and prevent relapse.

·         Many double blind, placebo experiments have shown that the drug is successful in reducing the symptoms of schizophrenia

·         Specific impact on positive symptoms

·         Lobel et al found that 16% of patients failed to recover in 12moths after drug treatment.

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