The rational use of psychoactive substances.

Abstract

Health professionals have a responsibility to ensure the rational use of prescribed psychoactive medicines. The appropriate use of these drugs has become a cause for concern in the U.K. because of increased consumption. This article discusses irrational prescribing and the implications for practice.

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@article{Rassool2005TheRU, title={The rational use of psychoactive substances.}, author={Goolan Hussein Rassool}, journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)}, year={2005}, volume={19 21}, pages={45-51; quiz 52} }