TITLE

Is it time to slash psychoactive drug prescribing?

PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Pulse;Sep2015, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the aspects of psychoactive drug prescribing by Dr. Des Spence and Dr. Michael Banna. Des Spence argues for a 50% cut in prescribing because psychoactive medications are doing real and lasting harm. Michael Banna says that psychoactive drugs make up a massive range of medications which is used successfully for a wide variety of conditions, and one of the biggest obstacles is the treatment of mental health problems is stigma.
ACCESSION #
109577804

 

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