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Table Of Contents

The background
The Golden Age
The chlorpromazine story
In the wake of chlorpromazine
Practice, theory and names
‘Typicality’ versus ‘atypicality’
Some preliminaries
The need for vigilance
The classification of drug-related movement disorders
The villains of the piece
A small caveat
Acute dystonias
The concept of dystonia
Clinical features
Diagnosis
Epidemiology
Addendum: acute dystonias and oculogyric crises
Parkinsonism
Introduction
Terminology
Predisposing factors
Onset, course and outcome
Akathisia
Terminology and concepts
Modifying factors
Treatment
Pathophysiology
Tardive dyskinesia
The concept of tardive dyskinesia
Operationalised criteria for tardive dyskinesia
Clinical subtypes
Tardive and chronic dystonia
Definition and classification of chronic dystonia
Characteristics of dystonia
The descriptive evidence
The Shenley Study
Children and adolescents
The elderly
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
The clinical examination
Preliminaries
The standardised examination
The origins of rating scales for movement disorders
Principles involved in rating scales
Standardised rating scales for Parkinson’s disease
Standardised rating scales for tardive dyskinesia
Standardised rating scales for akathisia
Standardised rating scales for dystonia
Combined rating scales
Learning disability
Some general issues
The choice of scale
Some medicolegal and quality-of-care issues
‘Informing’ consent
The medicolegal dimension
New drugs for old?
Some practical suggestions
References
Index
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A Guide to the Extrapyramidal Side Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

A Guide to the Extrapyramidal Side Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

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