Seroquel (Quetiapine Fumarate) InPractice Evaluation Programme
Patients eligible for entry into the study have a diagnosis of schizophrenia defined by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) criteria and of a chronic or sub-chronic nature.The primary purpose of the study is to observe symptoms changes over 6 months in schizophrenia in patients treated with Seroquel; additionally disease severity and treatment compliance are followed
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00921362
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A chronic form of schizophrenia characterized primarily by the presence of persecutory or grandiose delusions, often associated with hallucination.
A type of schizophrenia characterized by abnormality of motor behavior which may involve particular forms of stupor, rigidity, excitement or inappropriate posture.
An obsolete concept, historically used for childhood mental disorders thought to be a form of schizophrenia.
A type of schizophrenia characterized by frequent incoherence; marked loosening of associations, or grossly disorganized behavior and flat or grossly inappropriate affect that does not meet the criteria for the catatonic type; associated features include extreme social withdrawal, grimacing, mannerisms, mirror gazing, inappropriate giggling, and other odd behavior. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A benzocycloheptapyridoisoquinolinol that has been used as an antipsychotic, especially in schizophrenia.