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Parent topics

  • Psychiatry [r]: The subfield of health sciences concerned with mental disorders. [e]
  • Psychosis [r]: A brain disorder characterized by severely distorted sensory perception. [e]
  • Schizophrenia [r]: A mental disorder characterized by impaired perception of the individual's environment. [e]


Atypical second-generation agents

First generation



Butyrophenone derivatives

  • Haloperidol [r]: Dopamine antagonist mainly used to treat schizophrenia and some other psychoses [e]

Other related topics

  • Dopamine [r]: A monoamine neurotransmitter formed in the brain by the decarboxylation of dopa and essential to the normal functioning of the central nervous system. [e]
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome [r]: Hyperthermia in reaction to the use of neuroleptic or antipsychotic drugs, accompanied by extrapyramidal and autonomic disturbances that may be fatal. [e]
  • Neurotransmitter [r]: A class of chemicals which relay, amplify or modulate electrical signals between a neuron and other cells in the nervous system. [e]
  • Serotonin [r]: A biochemical messenger and regulator, synthesized from the essential amino acid L-tryptophan. [e]
  • Tardive dyskinesia [r]: Add brief definition or description