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Vol. 33, No. 3, 1996
Issue release date: 1996
Section title: Pharmacopsychiatry
Neuropsychobiology 1996;33:142–146
(DOI:10.1159/000119265)

Galactorrhea and Hyperprolactinemia in Schizophrenic Patients on Neuroleptics: Frequency and Etiology

Windgassen K.W.a · Wesselmann U.a · Mönking H.b
aKlinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster; bSt. Rochus-Hospital Telgte, Fachkrankenhaus für Psychiatrie und Neurologie, Telgte, Deutschland

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Abstract of Pharmacopsychiatry

Published online: 2/26/2008
Issue release date: 1996

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0302-282X (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0224 (Online)

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Abstract

The frequency of galactorrhea and the subjective response to it were investigated in 150 schizophrenic patients. The incidence rate was 14% and the prevalence rate 19%. The latency periods between start of neuroleptic medication and manifestation of galactorrrhea were subject to substantial scatter, as were the prolactin values. Patients who had undergone neuroleptic relapse prevention prior to the index episode and/or had been pregnant were affected significantly more frequently by galactorrhea.

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Prof. Dr. Klaus Windgassen, Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie, der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Albert-Schweitzer-Str. 11 D-48149 Münster (Germany)

  

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Publication Details

Neuropsychobiology (International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research in Biological Psychiatry, Pharmacopsychiatry, Biological Psychology/Pharmacopsychology and Pharmacoelectroencephalography)

Vol. 33, No. 3, Year 1996 (Cover Date: 1996)

Journal Editor: Strik W. (Bern)
ISSN: 0302–282X (Print), eISSN: 1423–0224 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/NPS


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Pharmacopsychiatry

Published online: 2/26/2008
Issue release date: 1996

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0302-282X (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0224 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/NPS


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