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Table 1 Diagnosis, duration of illness, psychoactive treatment before recruitment and age of patients

From: QT interval prolongation related to psychoactive drug treatment: a comparison of monotherapy versus polytherapy

  Diagnosis Comorbid Disorders (N) Duration of illness (yr) Psychoactive treatment 48 hours before recruitment (N) Age (yr) Mean ± SD Age (yr) Range
Group 1 Patients in monotherapy Schiz 17
Schizoaf 2
0 5,8 ± 5 Haloperidol 3
Risperidone 2
45,7 ± 15 22–77
Group 2 Patients in politherapy Schizoaf 10
Bip Dis 3
Schiz 6
An Nervosa 2
Alc Abuse 2
4,2 ± 3 Venlafaxine 2
Haloperidol 1
Risperidone 2
Atenolole 2
Lacipidine 1
Amlodipine 1
Ranitidine 1
45,79 ± 12,8 26–74
  1. Schizoaf: Schizoaffective Disorder; Schiz: Schizophrenia; Bip Dis: Bipolar Disorder; An Nervosa: norexia Nervosa; Alc Abuse: Alcohol Abuse yr: years