Regionalaudit of depot neurolepticusage in adults with learning disabilities

@inproceedings{Grovestock2007RegionalauditOD,
  title={Regionalaudit of depot neurolepticusage in adults with learning disabilities},
  author={Shaun Grovestock},
  year={2007}
}
  • Shaun Grovestock
  • Published 2007
Previous UK psychoactlve medication surveys mainly studied heterogeneous hospital popula tions of adults with learning disabilities (LD) rather than community LD service users. Surveys estimate the prevalence of psychotropic drug usage in diverse hospital and community popula tions as 30-50% and 10-36% of adults with LD respectively (Aman, 1987; Clarke et cd, 1990). Other studies showed that 8-10% of mental handicap hospital in-patients (Wressell et al, 1990: Kohen et al 1993) and 5% of adults… CONTINUE READING