Adverse Effects of Medication and Quality of Life in Patients Receiving Second Generation Antipsychotics: A Comparison of Long Acting Injectable and Oral Therapies

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SAĞLAM AYKUT D., CİVİL ARSLAN F., TIRYAKI A., Ozkorumak E., Karakullukcu S.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.28, no.1, 2017 (SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u14944
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Maintenance treatment with antipsychotic drugs for patients with schizophrenia is highly effective in decreasing the recurrence rate of the disease. In the current study, we aimed to compare long-acting second generation antipsychotic drug injections and oral forms of second generation antipsychotic drugs in terms of their adverse effects on quality of life.