Determinants of multiple psychotropic drug use in patients with mild intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning and psychiatric or behavioral disorders.

@article{Stolker2001DeterminantsOM,
  title={Determinants of multiple psychotropic drug use in patients with mild intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning and psychiatric or behavioral disorders.},
  author={Joost Jan Stolker and Eibert Roelof Heerdink and Hubert G. M. Leufkens and Mathieu Clerkx and Willem A. Nolen},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={345-9}
}
Prevalence rates of psychotropic drug use in people with intellectual disabilities are high and pharmacotherapy is often attempted with multiple drugs. The presence of disruptive behavior is an important factor associated with the use of psychotropic drugs in this population. We wanted to gain insight into prevalence and determinants of multiple psychotropic drug use among patients with mild intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning with psychiatric or behavioral… CONTINUE READING

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