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Efficacy of Zinc Sulfate as an Add-on Therapy to Risperidone Versus Risperidone Alone in Patients With Schizophrenia: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

Mehran Mortazavi 1 , Davood Farzin 1 , 2 , Mehran Zarhghami 1 , 3 , * , Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini 1 , 3 , Parisa Mansoori 1 and Gholamreza Nateghi 1 , 3
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1 Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Addiction Institute, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
2 Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
3 Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: September 28, 2015, 9 (3); e853
  • Published Online: September 23, 2015
  • Article Type: Original Article
  • Received: June 21, 2014
  • Revised: July 24, 2014
  • Accepted: February 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs-853

To Cite: Mortazavi M, Farzin D, Zarhghami M, Hosseini S H, Mansoori P, et al. Efficacy of Zinc Sulfate as an Add-on Therapy to Risperidone Versus Risperidone Alone in Patients With Schizophrenia: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2015 ; 9(3):e853. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-853.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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