Clozapine in Special Hospital: a retrospective case-control study

  title={Clozapine in Special Hospital: a retrospective case-control study},
  author={Mark Swinton and A. Haddock},
  journal={The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry},
  pages={587 - 596}
  • M. SwintonA. Haddock
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry
Clozapine has been conclusively shown to be more effective than other drugs in reducing positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. There is, however, little evidence that it has any effect on length of stay in hospital. There is also little information on its use in Special Hospital (highsecurity) settings. This study investigated the impact of Clozapine on the need for Special Hospital care. A retrospective case-control design was used. All the patients ever treated continuously with… 

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