The use of clozapine in adolescents: A case report

Hashim, A.H. and Pillai, S.K. and Nordin, A.S.A. and Kaur, M. (2011) The use of clozapine in adolescents: A case report. South African Journal of Psychiatry, 17 (1). pp. 29-31. ISSN 1608-9685,

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We report or a young adolescent diagnosed with early-onset schizophrenia and subsequently treated with clozapine. Clozapine is often used as the last line of treatment for patients with schizopirenia, even in the paediatric population. This report highlights the usefulness and challenges of using clozapine in adolescents with schizophrenia.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: ISI Document Delivery No.: 757ZQ Times Cited: 0 Cited Reference Count: 25 Hashim, Aili Hanim Pillai, Subash Kumar Nordin, Amer Siddiq Amer Kaur, Manveen Sa medical assoc health & medical publ group Claremont
Uncontrolled Keywords: Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia; Double-Blind; 1st-Episode Psychosis; Treatment Response; Open Trial; Antipsychotics; Children
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms Haslinda Lahuddin
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2014 01:19
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2014 01:19

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