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Claims for Patent: 9,259,423

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Summary for Patent: 9,259,423
Title:Method of treatment for mental disorders
Abstract: The invention relates to a medicament or a method for treating mental disorders, in detail, ADHD comprising lurasidone, or a combination of lurasidone and a D.sub.4 receptor agonist.
Inventor(s): Ikeda; Kazuhito (Osaka, JP), Ishiyama; Takeo (Osaka, JP)
Assignee: Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. (Osaka, JP)
Application Number:13/555,044
Patent Claims: 1. A method for improving attention function in schizophrenia and/or bipolar disorder which comprises administering a therapeutically effective amount of lurasidone or a pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salt thereof as the sole active ingredient to a mammal in need thereof.

2. The method of claim 1 wherein the attention function is attention function in bipolar disorder.

3. The method of claim 1 wherein improving attention function is one or more selected from the group consisting of improving continuous concentration, improving rapid-reaction and improving visual/perceptual seeking.

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