Year: 2003 Source: International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, v.6, no.3 (September 2003), p.277-284 SIEC No: 20060998

This article reviews the use of antipsychotic drugs in the treatment of acute mania & as maintenance treatment. The evidence for the use of atypical antipsychotic drugs, including their effects on suicidal behaviours, is discussed. Clozapine, risperidone, olanzapine, & other atypic antipsychotics are reviewed. (59 refs.)