Prevalence of and factors associated with antipsychotic polypharmacy in patients with serious mental illness: Findings from a cross-sectional study in an upper-middle-income country.

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OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to examine the prevalence of and factors associated with antipsychotic polypharmacy (APP) among patients with serious mental illness in the current South African health care context. METHODS We collected data on patient, illness, and treatment characteristics of patients discharged on one or more antipsychotic agents… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/1516-4446-2016-2015

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