Differential diagnosis of tardive dyskinesia. Assessment of tardive dyskinesia. Epidemiology, risk factors, and outcome of tardive dyskinesia. Treatment of tardive dyskinesia. Neuroleptic drugs: indications, efficacy, and therapeutic dosages. Alternative maintenance treatment strategies: clinical efficacy and impact on tardive dyskinesia. Alternatives to neuroleptic drug therapy. Are there behavioral analogues of tardive dyskinesia? Clinical-legal issues. Research recommendations. Summary, conclusions, and recommendations for the prevention and management of tardive dyskinesia. Appendix: sample rating scales.
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