Kathryn R. Cullen, MD

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Articles

Atypical Antipsychotics for Treatment of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

March 01, 2008

The number of prescriptions for antipsychotic treatment of teenagers has increased sharply in office-based medical practice. Adolescents with psychotic symptoms frequently present for clinical evaluation, and early-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders (onset of psychotic symptoms before the age of 18 years) represent an important consideration in the differential diagnosis in these youths