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    Discuss the issue of patient compliance with antipsychotic drug regimens. Describe the problems caused by noncompliance and how this situation has been addressed in treatment settings.

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    Drugs used to treat psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions and bizarre behavior are call antipsychotic drugs. These drugs work by blocking certain dopamine receptors in the brain there by reducing the effect of dopamine in synaptic transmission. non compliance with antipsychotic drug regimens may be caused due to the prolonged use causes problems in the patient such as tardive dyskinesia which is a syndrome causing the person to make ...

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    Drugs used to treat psychotic symptoms are clearly evaluated in this case.