Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Australia Between July 1995 and December 2001

@article{Mond2003UseOA,
  title={Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Australia Between July 1995 and December 2001},
  author={Jonathan Mond and Rodney D. Morice and Cathy A Owen and Ailsa E. Korten},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={37},
  pages={55 - 61}
}
  • Jonathan Mond, R. Morice, A. Korten
  • Published 1 February 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology, Political Science
  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Objective: To examine trends in the use of oral conventional, depot and atypical antipsychotic medications in Australia between July 1995 and December 2001. Method: For each six-month interval between July 1995 and December 2001, prescription data obtained from the Health Insurance Commission of Australia were converted into a measure of drug utilization expressed as the number of defined daily doses per thousand population per day (DDDs/1000/day). Results: Between July 1995 and December 2001… 

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