Awarded Trial: 02T-135
Secondary Drug Intervention
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SADS-L, PANSS, SANS, BPRS, AIMS, cognitive battery
Eighteen patients were randomized to buspirone or placebo for 6 wks as adjunct medication. There were no significance differences between the two groups on measures of cognitive function or symptom rating.
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Department of Psychiatry
University of Melbourne
Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre
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