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Antipsychotic Prescribing for Dementia Patients Declines in UK (BMJ Open)

Summary A cohort study into the pattern and trends in the use of antipsychotics and antidepressants etc. in Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias has discovered that antipsychotic prescribing by GPs did fall markedly from 20% in 1995 to around 7% … Continue reading

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Antipsychotic Drug Prescribing in UK Mental Health Services (British Journal of Psychiatry)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary Researchers attempted to estimate the prevalence of antipsychotic use for dementia in secondary mental health services in the UK and … Continue reading

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Antipsychotics in Dementia: Antipsychotic Drug Prescribing in UK Mental Health Services

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary It is estimated that up to a quarter of people in the UK with a diagnosis of dementia are prescribed … Continue reading

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