Science / Psychiatry / Antipsychotic: Medication used to treat psychosis.

Typical Antipsychotics

Science / Psychiatry / Typical Antipsychotics: Older, first-generation medications used to treat serious mental illness. Different from the atypical antipsychotics in that they seldom have an effect upon the negative symptoms and often result in g MORE

Atypical Antipsychotic

Science / Psychiatry / Atypical Antipsychotic: A newer class of antipsychotic, developed with the aim of offering better symptom control and fewer EPS related side effects compared with older medications. MORE

Typical-Conventional Antipsychotic

Science / Psychiatry / Typical-Conventional Antipsychotic: The name given to the older antipsychotic drugs developed for control of the symptoms of schizophrenia. These drugs are typically associated with a high incidence of side effects, especially EPS. MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Thioridazine: A typical antipsychotic. MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Parkinsonism: (par-kin-son-izm) A group of symptoms including loss of movement, a lack of facial expression, stiff gait when walking, tremor, or stooped posture. These symptoms are sometimes side-effects of older t MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Galactorrhea: (ga-lak-to-re-ah) An excessive flow of breast milk in men or women. This is sometimes a side-effect of antipsychotic medications. MORE