Psychiatrists' use, knowledge and attitudes to first- and second-generation antipsychotic long-acting injections: comparisons over 5 years.

@article{Patel2010PsychiatristsUK,
  title={Psychiatrists' use, knowledge and attitudes to first- and second-generation antipsychotic long-acting injections: comparisons over 5 years.},
  author={Maxine X. Patel and Peter M. Haddad and Imran Bashir Chaudhry and Siobhan McLoughlin and Nusrat Husain and Anthony S. David},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={1473-82}
}
Psychiatrists' attitudes and knowledge about antipsychotic long-acting injections (LAIs) are important given the increasing emphasis on patient choice in treatment and the availability of second-generation antipsychotic (SGA) LAIs. A cross-sectional study of consultant psychiatrists' attitudes and knowledge in North West England was carried out. A pre-existing questionnaire on clinicians' attitudes and knowledge regarding LAIs was updated. Of 102 participants, 50% reported a decrease in their… CONTINUE READING