Transcultural Psychopharmacology and Pharmacotherapy

@inproceedings{Lambert1998TransculturalPA,
  title={Transcultural Psychopharmacology and Pharmacotherapy},
  author={Tim L. Lambert and Harry Minas},
  year={1998}
}
Most of what we know about psychopharmacology, treatment response and side effects of psychotropic drugs is based on basic pharmacological research and clinical trials carried out on populations in Europe and the USA. This research and clinical knowledge cannot simply be exported to developing countries, and cannot simply be applied to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or to immigrant Australians from a large number of different ethnocultural groups when making clinical decisions… CONTINUE READING

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