An analysis of the high psychotropic off-label use in psychiatric disorders The majority of psychiatric diagnoses have no approved drug.


OBJECTIVE The authors' goals were to determine the extent of unapproved indications in the DSM-IV-TR, to highlight common off-label uses of psychotropic medications and offer insights into the rationale of the widespread off-label prescribing in psychiatry. METHOD Indications for approved psychotropic agents, obtained from the Physicians Desk Reference… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajp.2009.01.005


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