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What generation of antipsychotics are Atypical Antipsychotics?
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A 20-year-old man is brought to the emergency department by his parents because of trying to break into the school’s basketball court. He states that the aliens who are trying to control his mind were hiding in the school and he needs to find them. His parents report that he has been isolating himself recently and avoiding social activities. Mental examination shows a disheveled man who is disorientated to person and time. He is admitted to the psychiatric ward and started on risperidone. Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic with fewer side effects than the typical antipsychotics. Atypical antipsychotics provide antagonism at which of the following receptors?