Treatment of Neuroleptic Induced Acute Akathisia With Trazodone
Administration of trazodone for the treatment of neuroleptic induced acute akathisia in a cross-over fashion of 6 days duration. 3 days of placebo and 3 days of trazodone.
Inclusion Criteria: Patients with akathisia according to DSM-IV criteria at least mild akathisia. Exclusion Criteria: Change of pharmacologic regimen 7 days prior to study entry Significant systemic disease The presence of chronic akathisia Patients unable to cooperate