Resource utilization in patients with schizophrenia who initiated risperidone long-acting therapy: results from the Schizophrenia Outcomes Utilization Relapse and Clinical Evaluation (SOURCE)

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p168
Academic Journal
The article presents information on an analysis, which examines health care resource utilization from a 24-month observational study of schizophrenics initiated on risperidone long-acting therapy (RLAT). It was concluded that treatment with RLAT may lead to decreased hospitalizations for patients suffering from schizophrenia. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the analysis, are discussed.


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