Conventional, atypical, and combination antipsychotic prescriptions: a 2-year comparison.

@article{Tempier2003ConventionalAA,
  title={Conventional, atypical, and combination antipsychotic prescriptions: a 2-year comparison.},
  author={Raymond P Tempier and Nicole H Pawliuk},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={673-9}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a relationship between the type of antipsychotic prescribed (conventional, atypical, or a combination) and patients' use of psychiatric services and prescription of adjuvant medications. METHOD A chart review of 83 outpatients with long-term psychiatric disorders recorded the type and dosage of psychiatric medications prescribed in 1997-1998 (T1) and 2 years later, in 1999-2000 (T2). Psychiatric service use was also noted… CONTINUE READING

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