Fast Five Quiz: Tardive Dyskinesia Management

Christoph U. Correll, MD

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February 22, 2021

Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a movement disorder characterized by involuntary movements of the tongue, lips, face, trunk, and extremities. Because TD most often occurs in patients treated with long-term antidopaminergic medications, clinicians should use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration of therapy. First-line management of TD is the withdrawal of antipsychotic medication, if feasible. Unfortunately, for many patients with serious mental illness, the discontinuation of antipsychotics is not possible.

What strategies can be employed to manage TD? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.

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