Modelling the impact of clozapine on suicide in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia in the UK.

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BACKGROUND Schizophrenia is a major cause of suicide, and symptoms characteristic of treatment-resistant disease are strong risk factors. Clozapine reduces symptoms in 60% of such patients and significantly decreases the risk of suicide. AIMS To model the impact of increased clozapine prescribing on lives saved and resource utilisation. METHOD A model… (More)

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@article{Duggan2003ModellingTI, title={Modelling the impact of clozapine on suicide in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia in the UK.}, author={Andy K Duggan and Juliet Warner and Martin Knapp and Robert W. Kerwin}, journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science}, year={2003}, volume={182}, pages={505-8} }