antipsychotics

antipsychotics

Molecular Picture Points the Way to Better Antipsychotic Medications
A new high-resolution image of the antipsychotic drug risperidone (Risperdal) bound to the brain receptor through which it exerts its... Read More
New Class of Drugs Shows Promise for the Treatment of Schizophrenia
By inhibiting a previously untargeted nerve-cell receptor in the brain, researchers have discovered a new class of compounds that may... Read More
Weaker Brain Connections in Patients Who Did Not Receive Prompt Treatment for Psychosis
For people with psychosis in early stage schizophrenia , early treatment is important. Patients whose psychotic symptoms go untreated for... Read More
New Technique Recreates Large-Scale Genetic Errors
Second-generation antipsychotic medications like risperidone (Risperdal) and aripiprazole (Abilify) can help reduce agitation and irritability in children with autism spectrum... Read More
Exercise May Treat Cognitive Symptoms in Bipolar Disorder
Researchers have discovered new clues as to how exercise beneficially impacts brain activity in young people with bipolar disorder ... Read More