NPS RADAR April 2005

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Risperidone (Risperdal) for behavioural disturbances in dementia Reviews use of risperidone for behavioural symptoms in dementia and discusses underlying factors and non-drug interventions.
Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors in child and adolescent depression Reviews evidence-based guidelines for use of SSRI antidepressants in children and adolescents and warns of increased risk of suicidality.
NPS RADAR April 2005 NPS RADAR articles provide timely, independent, evidence-based assessment of new drugs, new PBS listings and research for health professionals.