Nicotine decreases bradykinesia-rigidity in haloperidol-treated patients with schizophrenia

Yen Kuang Yang, Leann Nelson, Lakshmi Kamaraju, William Wilson, Joseph Patrick McEvoy

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Abstract

We applied nicotine 21 mg and matching placebo transdermal patches to thirty haloperidol-treated patients with schizophrenia who smoked. Clinical assessments of bradykinesia-rigidity were lower during nicotine patch administration than during placebo patch administration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)684-686
Number of pages3
JournalNeuropsychopharmacology
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Hypokinesia
Haloperidol
Nicotine
Schizophrenia
Placebos
Transdermal Patch
Tobacco Use Cessation Products

Keywords

  • Bradykinesia
  • Haloperidol
  • Nicotine
  • Rigidity
  • Schizophrenia
  • Tremor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Nicotine decreases bradykinesia-rigidity in haloperidol-treated patients with schizophrenia. / Yang, Yen Kuang; Nelson, Leann; Kamaraju, Lakshmi; Wilson, William; McEvoy, Joseph Patrick.

In: Neuropsychopharmacology, Vol. 27, No. 4, 01.10.2002, p. 684-686.

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Yang, Yen Kuang ; Nelson, Leann ; Kamaraju, Lakshmi ; Wilson, William ; McEvoy, Joseph Patrick. / Nicotine decreases bradykinesia-rigidity in haloperidol-treated patients with schizophrenia. In: Neuropsychopharmacology. 2002 ; Vol. 27, No. 4. pp. 684-686.
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