Treatment Duration With Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics After In-hospital Initiation: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

@article{Rittmannsberger2017TreatmentDW,
  title={Treatment Duration With Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics After In-hospital Initiation: A Retrospective Cohort Study.},
  author={Hans Rittmannsberger and Jan Rosenleitner and Gertraud Malsiner-Walli and Regina Werl and Barbara Rittmannsberger and Kurosch Yazdi},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          250-254
        }
}
PURPOSE Long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics are recommended especially for patients with multiple admissions and poor adherence. The empirical basis of this strategy is a matter of debate. METHODS In a retrospective cohort study extending over 6 years, all patients admitted for inpatient treatment with a diagnosis of psychotic disorders according to International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision (F2) were screened for treatment episodes… CONTINUE READING

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