The British Journal of Psychiatry
Tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia
Peter F. Liddle
  • Declaration of interest

    In the past 3 years, P.F.L. has received an honorarium for chairing an educational meeting sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb.


Sarró et al report grey matter deficits associated with tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia. Much evidence suggests that the intrinsic pathophysiology of schizophrenia contributes to predisposition to tardive dyskinesia. The possibility that antipsychotics might play a causal role in the grey matter deficits cannot be excluded, but the evidence is tenuous.

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