Adamou, Marios (2004) Symptom control and patient collaboration are the primary goals for the treatment of psychosis. Psychiatry, 1 (1). pp. 18-19. ISSN 1550-5952

A clinician's key goals when treating psychosis are to control disease symptoms and to ensure patient adherence to treatment. Efficacy as well as side-effect profile are, therefore, the major selection criteria when choosing an antipsychotic medication.