An evaluation of the variation and underuse of clozapine in the United Kingdom

  title={An evaluation of the variation and underuse of clozapine in the United Kingdom},
  author={Eromona Whiskey and Amanda Barnard and Ebenezer Oloyede and Olubanke Dzahini and David Taylor and Sukhwinder S. Shergill},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
Clozapine is the only licensed treatment for treatment refractory schizophrenia. Despite this, it remains grossly underused relative to the prevalence of refractory schizophrenia. The extent of underuse and the degree of regional variation in prescribing in the United Kingdom is unknown. It is also unclear, how the UK compares with other European countries in rates of clozapine prescribing. 

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