Volume 21, issue 2
Therapeutic effect of clozapine in a patient with hebephrenic schizophrenia and childhood onset attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder
Paulina Klonowska1, Małgorzata Wojtanowska-Bogacka1, Janusz Rybakowski1
1. Klinika Psychiatrii Dorosłych AM w Poznaniu
Farmakoterapia w Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2005, 2, 175-180
Keywords: hebephrenic schizophrenia, disorganized schizophrenia, attention deficyt and hyperactivity disorder, clozapine
The topic of the article is a case report of hebephrenic schizophrenia diagnosed in 23-year old male patient who had apparently attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in his childhood. The patient since 21 year of his age had been repeatedly admitted to psychiatric hospital and treated with poor therapeutic effects. It was not until administration of clozapine in high doses that his mental status significantly improved.