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Serotonin-based pharmacotherapy for acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: A new approach to an old problem

  • Michael Poyurovsky (a1) and Abraham Weizman (a1)
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A. Weizman, Research Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, PO Box 102, PetahTiqva 49100, Israel. Tel: +972 3 9258290; Fax: +972 3 9241041; e-mail: weizmana@post.tau.ac.il
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Serotonin-based pharmacotherapy for acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: A new approach to an old problem

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