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Definition of Antipsychotic

Antipsychotic: A medication (or another measure) that is believed to be effective in the treatment of psychosis. For example, aripiprazole (Abilify) is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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