Category Psychiatry

Akinetic Mutism

Review this Book See All Reviews × Akinetic Mutism First described by Cairns et al. (1941) Patient tend not to move (akinetic) or speak (mute) Show Apathy Their eyes usually fixate on and follow objects They usually do respond to…

The Classification of Typical and Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs

Typical Antipsychotics Classification (also known as First generation Antipsychotics): Phenothiazines: Chlorpromazine Promethazine Fluphenazine Perphenazine Perazine Prochlorperazine Trifluoperazine Butyrophenones: Haloperidol Di-phenyl-butyl-piperidines Pimozide Penfluridol Fluspirilene Thioxanthenes Flupenthixol Zuclopenthixol Clopethixol Thiothixene Other Loxapine In-between: Sulpride Atypical Antipsychotics Classification (also known as Second generation Antipsychotics): Di-Benzo-Diazepine…