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Psychiatric Conditions

  • Joleen Elizabeth Fixley
  • Meghan Collen Tadel
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Abstract

Psychiatric illness is highly prevalent and increasing. It has been estimated that roughly one-third of the population has a diagnosable mental disorder, and of these, one-third were receiving treatment from 2001 to 2003, which was increased from 20% a decade earlier.

Keywords

Psychotropic Medication Withdrawal Syndrome Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Malignant Hyperthermia Serotonin Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineCreighton University School of Medicine, Nebraska – Western Iowa Veterans Affairs Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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