Journal article

Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for schizophrenia

J Singh, K Kour, M Jayaram

European Psychiatry | Cambridge University Press (CUP) | Published : 2011

Abstract

IntroductionAs evidenced by ongoing research and partial effectiveness of the antipsychotics on cognitive and negative symptoms, the search is on for drugs that may improve these domains of functioning for someone suffering from schizophrenia.ObjectivesTo do a sytematic review to find out if acetylcholinesterase inhibitors could be used for schizophrenia condisering there use in dementia for cognitive symptoms.AimThe aim of review was to determine the clinical effects, safety and cost effectiveness of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for treating patients with schizophrenia.MethodsWe searched the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group’s Register and references of all identified studies were inspected. ..

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