Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(chiefly of a drug) used to treat psychotic disorders.
- ‘Antianxiety agents, antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs can be highly beneficial for many.’
- ‘The third set included only patients taking antipsychotic drugs and used haloperidol as the reference.’
- ‘The pharmacodynamic action of atypical antipsychotic drugs is attributed to their action on both the serotonergic and dopaminergic systems.’
- ‘This suggests that the actions are not mediated via the impact of the antipsychotic drug on psychotic symptoms alone.’
- ‘Treatment of schizophrenia in most cases involves a combination of antipsychotic medications and psychosocial therapy.’
- ‘The large majority of people with schizophrenia show substantial improvement when treated with antipsychotic drugs.’
- ‘Although the use of high potency antipsychotic drugs like haloperidol brings an increased risk of extrapyramidal side effects, the actual reported incidence is low.’
- ‘The prevalence of sexual dysfunction in men and women treated with antipsychotic drugs is high; however, the contribution of hyperprolactinaemia and secondary hypogonadism needs to be determined.’
- ‘Akathisia has been well documented as a common and distressing side effect of antipsychotic drugs and an important cause of poor drug compliance.’
- ‘The manic episodes of bipolar disorder are often treated using antipsychotic drugs (sometimes called neuroleptics).’
- ‘Patients treated with some antipsychotic medications have been shown to be at increased risk for ventricular arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death.’
- ‘Our review identified only five trials evaluating use of oral atypical antipsychotic drugs to treat the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.’
- ‘Hoey said camp doctors are treating some detainees for psychological disorders and have administered antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs.’
- ‘In this respect, treatment strategies that minimise the risk of side effects, such as the use of low dose typical neuroleptics or atypical antipsychotic drugs, may be a rational choice for the first episode.’
- ‘Fortunately for Lawrence and John, that same piece points to success in treating racism with antipsychotic drugs.’
- ‘I have fought off an attempt to section me under the Mental Health Act, and I have taken a battery of antidepressant / antipsychotic drugs that left me desperately tired and sick.’
- ‘The use of new antipsychotic medications for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder is beginning to create a whole new set of problems for patients taking these drugs.’
- ‘Some investigators believe that antipsychotic drugs should be used only for the management of psychotic features that cause patients ‘serious distress.’’
- ‘He conducted double-blind controlled trials on the important antipsychotic drugs chlorpromazine and haloperidol, and later on antidepressants.’
An antipsychotic drug.
- ‘The newer antipsychotics that drug makers introduced in the 1990s allegedly cause fewer neurological side effects.’
- ‘People taking atypical antipsychotics can be compared with either people taking an alternative antipsychotic or with those prescribed no antipsychotic drugs.’
- ‘How this drug compares with other newer antipsychotics remains to be established.’
- ‘The authors point out that prolactin sparing atypical antipsychotics offer a new management strategy for antipsychotic induced hyperprolactinaemia.’
- ‘Most patients on admission were on high levels of psychotropic medication, particularly antidepressants, antipsychotics and mood stabilisers.’
- ‘The use of antidepressants, antipsychotics, or anticholinesterase inhibitors for insomnia related to delirium or dementia is also unproved.’
- ‘Antiepileptics, antipsychotics, and anxiolytics are drugs that may be used as sedatives.’
- ‘The drug list included all available antidepressants, antianxiety agents, antipsychotics, and anticonvulsants.’
- ‘Could early lawsuits against antipsychotics have had a stifling effect on developing clozapine?’
- ‘The drug has a pharmacologic profile unlike standard antipsychotics and is labeled as an atypical antipsychotic.’
- ‘The most commonly used drugs are antidepressants, mood stabilizers and antipsychotics.’
- ‘Effects are increased when benzodiazepines and antipsychotics are used in combination.’
- ‘The drugs used for schizophrenia are antipsychotics or neuroleptics (major tranquillizers).’
- ‘At the time of decompensation, 23 patients were taking antipsychotics while 16 were drug free.’
- ‘Most patients were receiving antidepressants and antipsychotics on admission.’
- ‘Table 1 summarizes the effects of various antidepressants and antipsychotics on libido.’
- ‘These included mothers who took antipsychotics, other antidepressants, or antianxiety medications.’
- ‘Our data show that the risk of ischaemic stroke is similar for patients receiving atypical antipsychotics and those receiving typical antipsychotics.’
- ‘Atypical antipsychotics are more expensive than the conventional drugs.’
- ‘Newer antipsychotics such as clozapine, risperidone and olanzapine have less side-effects.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.