Survey on schizophrenia treatment in Mexico: perception and antipsychotic prescription patterns
- Use of psychotropic drugs in patients with intellectual disability lacks foundation. // Nursing Standard;9/16/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p15
The article focuses on a research conducted by the Health Improvement Network (THIN) in which it analyzed that number of people suffering from intellectual disability is higher than the people suffering from mental illness.
- Socioeconomic status and prescribing for schizophrenia: analysis of 3200 cases from the Glasgow Psychosis Clinical Information System (PsyCIS). Martin, Daniel J.; Park, John; Langan, Julie; Connolly, Moira; Smith, Daniel J.; Taylor, Mark // British Journal of Psychiatry;Apr2014 Supplement, p54
Aims and method To investigate whether socioeconomic status influenced rates of depot medication prescribing, polypharmacy (more than two psychotropic medications), newer (second-generation) antipsychotic prescribing and clozapine therapy. Postcodes, Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD)...
- The Effectiveness of Risperidone Long-acting Injection in Oral Antipsychotic Non-Adherent Patients with Schizophrenia: A Retrospective Study. Akkaya, Cengiz; Sarandol, Aslı; Kotan, Vahap Ozan; Cangür, Şengül; Aydın, Ayşlegül; Kırlı, Selçuk // Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni;Sep2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p255
Objective: To determine effectiveness and adherence to risperidone long-acting injection (RLAI) in schizophrenic patients who were non-adherent to oral antipsychotic treatment. Method: We retrospectively checked over 30 schizophrenic patients (12 males, mean age=36.1Â±9.5 years) who were...
- Audit shows that use of antipsychotic drugs for older patients has fallen. // Mental Health Practice;Sep2012, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
The article reflects on a audit conducted by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) which revealed that the proportion of older people with dementia who are prescribed antipsychotic medication has fallen sharply over the past six years.
- Kevin T. Kalikow: Your Child in the Balance: Solving the Psychiatric Medicine Dilemma. Sharpe, Lindsay // Journal of Child & Family Studies;Oct2012, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p877
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- The drugs don't work. Parish, Colin // Learning Disability Practice;Sep2015, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p5
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the abuse of antipsychotic drugs by people with learning disabilities, liaison nursing and dementia.
- Call for rapid reduction in number of people on antipsychotic medication. // Learning Disability Practice;Sep2015, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p6
The article reports that the National Health Service (NHS) England has promised to reduce the overprescribing of antipsychotics among patients with learning disabilities, following revelation that 73% of learning disabled inpatients received such medications.
- Two issues that need sorting. Parish, Colin // Learning Disability Practice;Oct2015, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p5
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the National Health Service (NHS) Innovation Expo in Manchester, England and the safety issues on over-prescription of antipsychotic medication to people with learning disabilities.
- Research backs up calls to reduce use of antipsychotics. // Learning Disability Practice;Oct2015, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p6
The article presents research on the safety issues on over-prescribing of psychotropic drugs including antipsychotics, antidepressants, anxiolytics and mood stabilisers for learning disabled persons, which suggests for reduction in the use of psychotropic drugs for psychosis treatment.