The introduction of chlorpromazine in 1953, and haloperidol in 1958, into clinical practice dramatically altered the therapy of schizophrenic patients. Although representing by no means a cure for this severe psychiatric ill- ness, it allowed, for the first time, to adequately control the severe hallu- cinations and delusional beliefs which prevent these patients from leading a more or less independent life. Indeed these antipsychotics (and the many congeners that were to follow) significantly reduced the number ofchronic ...

Atypical Antipsychotics 2012, Birkhauser

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Atypical Antipsychotics 2000, Birkhauser, Basel, Switzerland

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