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Risks of Antipsychotic use in the elderly

Posted by josephelkhoury on February 24, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Wide ranging Harvard research provides further evidence that all antipsychotics are not equal in the risk they pose in the elderly population withe dementia.

Haloperidol comes out as the worst culprit while Quetiapine appears to be the safest.

Check this BBC article for background details.

Categories: Mental health News

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