NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME

results after complications with conventional therapies such as the use of antipsychotics which can give rise to a wide range of symptoms such as- fever, wavering blood pressure, difficulty in breathing and coma. Statistically, patients with NMS, have a 25% chance of survival.

NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME: "In the rare case that a patient has a reaction or back-last from psychotic treatments, conditions such as neuroleptic malignant syndrome can occur. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neuroleptic-malignant-syndrome/ (accessed May 18, 2019).
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