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Prototypical antipsychotic drugs protect hippocampal neuronal cultures against cell death induced by growth medium deprivation

Stéphane Bastianetto, Marc Danik, Françoise Mennicken, Sylvain Williams and Rémi Quirion*

BMC Neuroscience 2006, 7:28  doi:10.1186/1471-2202-7-28

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neuroprotective??

Harvey Mace   (2006-06-15 17:25)  personal research email

This must be the strangest paper I have read so far. As I thought everyone knows, all the antipsychotics are NEUROTOXIC, not neuroprotective, hence the millions of sufferers of acute and tardive motor dysfunctions, not to mention tardive dementia, caused by them.

Why do the authors consider schizophrenia is caused by something modelled by growth medium deficiency, and if so would it not suggest attempts to reverse the deficiency as more likely to be therapeutic?

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