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Does zyprexa (olanzapine) help correct the thought disorder in schizophrenics?

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Dr. Glenn Archibald
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: Zyprexa (olanzapine) and many other newer antipsychotics do treat both negative and positive symptoms of schizophrenia.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Yes: Zyprexa (olanzapine) can help to treat the thought disorder in schizophrenia. While we generally say these medications are most effective for hallucinations etc., a disturbance in one’s ability to generate a logical sequence of ideas, as indicated by disordered speech and/or writing ...Disordered thought process is often helped greatly by such medications.

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