Tardive dyskinesia

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Abstract

Tardive dyskinesia usually occurs late in neuroleptic treatment and often appears only when neuroleptic medication is discontinued. As opposed to the other three extrapyramidal side-effects, tardive dyskinesia is relatively refractory to treatment and is often considered an untreatable, permanent side-effect of neuroleptic medications. The following case report illustrates many of the problems associated with the management of tardive dyskinesia. A pharmacological model is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)206-211
Number of pages6
JournalJohns Hopkins Medical Journal
Volume148
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

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  • Medicine(all)

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