A double-blind controlled study of adjunctive treatment with risperidone in schizophrenic patients partially responsive to clozapine: Efficacy and safety


YAGCIOGLU A., AKDEDE B., TURGUT T., TUMUKLU M., YAZICI M. , ALPTEKIN K., ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.66, no.1, pp.63-72, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.4088/jcp.v66n0109
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-72

Abstract

Background: Several open trials and case studies have reported beneficial effects following the addition of risperidone for partial responders to clozapine. The purpose of this study was to carry out a placebo-controlled, randomized. double-blind trial of the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of adjunctive treatment with risperidone in patients with schizophrenia partially responsive to clozapine.