Psychiatrists’ attitude towards and knowledge of clozapine treatment

  title={Psychiatrists’ attitude towards and knowledge of clozapine treatment},
  author={Jimmi Nielsen and M Dahm and Henrik K F Lublin and David Taylor},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  pages={965 - 971}
Clozapine is, in most countries, underutilized and the initiation of clozapine is often delayed. The purpose of this study is to investigate the reasons for the delay and the underutilization of clozapine. One hundred psychiatrists were interviewed by phone. The interview was a structured interview with questions regarding attitude to, knowledge of and experiences with clozapine. Forty-eight (48%) psychiatrists had treatment responsibility of fewer than five patients treated with clozapine and… 

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