Patterns of benzodiazepine use in a Canadian population sample.

  title={Patterns of benzodiazepine use in a Canadian population sample.},
  author={Eleonora Esposito and Corrado Barbui and Scott B Patten},
  journal={Epidemiologia e psichiatria sociale},
  volume={18 3},
AIM The objective of this study was to identify clinical and demographic factors that may be associated with benzodiazepine treatment, to describe the reported reasons for use of these medications and to appraise the pattern of use in relation to standard guidelines in a general population sample. METHODS Telephone survey methods were employed to select a sample of 3345 people between the ages of 18 and 64. A computer assisted telephone interview, including the Mini Neuropsychiatric… CONTINUE READING

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