Category Archives: Pharmacotherapy of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Evidence-based management of akathisia

This comprehensive literature review cum treatment recommendation pertaining to neuroleptic-induced akathisia (by an international collaboration of pharmacists and psychiatrists first-authored by the University of Calgary’s Tamara Pringsheim and colleagues, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 63(11):719-729, 2018) comprises both of the two principal themes of adverse effect management–prophylaxis and intervention. It begins by pointing out that akathisia was “largely overlooked until the … Read the rest