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The Prediction of Chronic Persistent Versus Intermittent Tardive Dyskinesia: A Retrospective Follow-Up Study

  • William M. Glazer (a1), Hal Morgenstern (a2) and John T. Doucette (a3)


Relatively little is known about the course of TD in patients continuing to receive neuroleptic medication. In a retrospective follow-up study of 192 patients seen two or more times (average 7.7 visits) over 3–55 months in the Yale Tardive Dyskinesia Clinic, 112 (58%) demonstrated a ‘chronic persistent’ pattern, the remainder an ‘intermittent’ pattern. The most important predictors of chronic persistent TD, using multiple logistic-regression analyses, included increased age and the presence of non-orofacial TD at baseline.


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Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA


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The Prediction of Chronic Persistent Versus Intermittent Tardive Dyskinesia: A Retrospective Follow-Up Study

  • William M. Glazer (a1), Hal Morgenstern (a2) and John T. Doucette (a3)


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The Prediction of Chronic Persistent Versus Intermittent Tardive Dyskinesia: A Retrospective Follow-Up Study

  • William M. Glazer (a1), Hal Morgenstern (a2) and John T. Doucette (a3)
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