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Are there any suggestions for the treatment of older adults with schizophrenia?

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Grace Ho
30 January 2021
Are there any suggestions for the treatment of older adults with schizophrenia?

Are there any suggestions for the treatment of older adults with schizophrenia?

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Kevin Cheung
29 January 2021

No problems.

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Grace Ho
29 January 2021

Many thanks for replying.

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Kevin Cheung
29 January 2021

The primary treatment of schizophrenia in later life consists of long-term use of antipsychotic medications (neuroleptics), such as haloperidol, which has been proven effective in managing schizophrenia symptoms (e.g., delusions and hallucinations) of many older patients. But these medications have a high risk of potentially disabling and persistent side effects.

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