Year: 1979 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (10th: 1979: Ottawa), p.132-133 SIEC No: 20091059

This presentation discussed specific clinical pharmacological profiles of anti-psychotic drugs in relation to the symptomatology of patients with schizophrenia. Indications & contraindications for the use of antidepressants in combination with anti-psychotic drugs during the depression phase of schizophrenia were also elucidated. The importance of research to better understand & treat suicidal behaviours in patients with schizophrenia was emphasized.