A framework to avoid irrational polypharmacy in psychiatry.

  title={A framework to avoid irrational polypharmacy in psychiatry.},
  author={Daniel Zigman and Pierre Blier},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  volume={26 12},
Many patients with psychiatric disorders do not obtain remission from available pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments. Recent studies have demonstrated that there is a role for the rational use of 'combination therapy' when treating patients with serious and treatment-resistant mental illnesses. When prescribing multiple medications, it is easy, however, to fall into irrational polypharmacy. We present a framework that clinicians can use to avoid the pitfall of irrational… CONTINUE READING

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