Electroencephalographic abnormalities in Clozapine-treated patients: A cross-sectional study

Nishant Goyal, Samir Kumar Praharaj, Pushpal Desarkar, Haque Nizamie

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The objective of our study was to examine the electroencephalogram (EEG) abnormalities associated with clozapine treatment. It was a cross-sectional study on 87 psychiatric patients on clozapine treatment. 32 channel digital EEG was recorded and analysed visually for abnormalities. EEG abnormalities were observed in 63.2% of patients. Both slowing and epileptiform activities were noted in 41.4% of patients. The EEG abnormalities were not associated with dose or duration of clozapine exposure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-376
Number of pages5
JournalPsychiatry Investigation
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry


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