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Tardive Dyskinesia

Test your knowledge: How often does the American Psychiatric Association (APA) recommend patients taking either first or second-generation antipsychotics be assessed for tardive dyskinesia?
Take the quiz: Postmenopausal women have incidence rates as high as ___% after almost a year of exposure to antipsychotic medications, suggesting estrogen may have an antioxidant effect protecting against tardive dyskinesia.
Patients with tardive dyskinesia (TD) often expressed anger about developing movement-related symptoms and insecurity over how other people viewed their symptoms, according to an analysis of social media posts.
A retrospective study involving 7985 veterans found which medication or medication class was associated with the highest risk of tardive dyskinesia?
Despite the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on psychiatry practice, a proactive, routine, and systematic assessment for tardive dyskinesia in patients taking antipsychotics is a mandate for all clinicians, Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, said at Psych…
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