Do antipsychotics reduce the risk of relapse?


This article explores drug-induced dopamine supersensitivity as an explanatory discourse for the finding that relapse and subsequent re-psychiatrization is higher for those withdrawn from psychiatric drugs than for those who stay on the medication.


Whitaker, R. (2020). 'Do antipsychotics reduce the risk of relapse?', The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, 20 (4), pp. 87-97.

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