J Clin Psychopharmacol 2021 Apr 30. Epub 2021 Apr 30.
From the Division of Psychiatry NORMENT Centre of Excellence, Haukeland University Hospital Department of Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen Department of Addiction Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria TIPS Centre for Clinical Research in Psychosis, Psychiatric Division, Stavanger University Hospital Faculty of Health, Network for Medical Sciences, University of Stavanger, Stavanger Department of Mental Health, St Olav's University Hospital Department of Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.
Background: Most studies investigating antipsychotic effectiveness report either total psychopathology or symptom cluster findings. Studies focusing on a separate symptom, such as hallucinations, a hallmark symptom in schizophrenia, are scarce.Therefore, the current study aims to compare the antihallucinatory effectiveness of 3 pharmacologically different antipsychotics: olanzapine, amisulpride, and aripiprazole. Read More