· 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.
Atypical Neuroleptics Drugs