The authors recruited 39 children.

Both positive symptoms and negative symptoms responded better to clozapine. ,, Editor of Biological Psychiatry and affiliated both Yale University School of Medicine and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, comments on the results: ‘Olanzapine is one of the most effective antipsychotic medication, so the distinctive effectiveness of clozapine in this study could be very important. ‘ – Dr. Kumra discusses this patient population: ‘the majority of these students had histories of multiple hospitalizations, extreme violence, suicidality and trauma prior to enrollment in the study without proper intervention, it is likely that many would have ended in long term care facilities.

A prompt diagnosis of WD is crucial a rapid progression a rapid progression of liver and neurological damage. ‘Unfortunately, diagnosis of WD is a challenging task, especially in childhood, because conventional criteria established for adults are not always appropriate for children,’said Raffaele Iorio, of the University Federico II in Italy and lead author of the study.####JRRD Tipsheet: Focus on Stroke.