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Memantine: procognitive and antinegative effects in mental illness (a literature review)

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Abstract

According to the instruction approved in the Russian Federation, Akatinol Memantine is indicated for the treatment of all types of dementia regardless of its severity. In addition, data are being accumulated on the use of memantine in a wide range of mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, recurrent depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.

This review is devoted to the analysis of an update on adjuvant therapy with memantine for the above mental disorders. It discusses the precogni-tive and antinegative effects of the drug in schizophrenia on the basis of the data of meta-analyses and double-blind, placebo-controlled studies.

About the Authors

D. V. Romanov
Department of Psychiatry and Psychosomatics, N.V. Sklifosofsky Institute of Clinical Medicine, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Ministry of Health of Russia; Department for Borderline Mental Pathology and Psychosomatic Disorders, Mental Health Research Center
Russian Federation

Dmitry Vladimirovich Romanov.

11, Rossolimo St., Build. 1, Moscow 119021; 34, Kashirskoe Shosse, Moscow 115230.



P. G. Yuzbashyan
Department of Psychiatry and Psychosomatics, N.V. Sklifosofsky Institute of Clinical Medicine, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Ministry of Health of Russia
Russian Federation

11, Rossolimo St., Build. 1, Moscow 119021. 



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Romanov D.V., Yuzbashyan P.G. Memantine: procognitive and antinegative effects in mental illness (a literature review). Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2020;12(3):117-122. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.14412/2074-2711-2020-3-117-122

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