Effectiveness of antipsychotic treatments in patients with schizophrenia

A new close by published by JAMA Psychiatry inquiries the comparative effectiveness of antipsychotic treatments for the retarding of psychiatric rehospitalization and treatment deterioration entirety a nationwide organization of patients with schizophrenia in Sweden.

Jari Tiihonen, M.D., Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, and coauthors stiffened nationwide register-based notes in their intermediation. Nationwide databases were connected to read the jeopardize of rehospitalization and treatment go bust from 2006 to 2013 bigness all patients in Sweden with a schizophrenia diagnosis who were 16 to 64 years old in 2006. There were 29,823 patients in the utter prevalent disharmony (people who constraint had the condition) and 4,603 in the matter cohort of newly threw patients.

“Our ascends suggest that there are tremendous differences between decreed antipsychotic emissaries and between at work of administration re the chance of rehospitalization and treatment deterioration among patients with schizophrenia,” the article concludes.