Ethnicity and quality of antipsychotic prescribing among in-patients in south London.

  • Anne Connolly, David Taylor
  • Published 2008 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…

Abstract

Ethnicity may influence treatment decisions in mental disorders. We undertook a survey of the prescribing of antipsychotics for in-patients in three south London mental health trusts. A total of 255 patients (152 White, 103 Black) were included. Median dose of antipsychotic (% of licensed dose) was 58.3% for White and 50.0% for Black patients (adjusted… (More)
DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.108.050427