Real-World Antipsychotic Treatment Practices

University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States
The Psychiatric clinics of North America (Impact Factor: 1.87). 10/2007; 30(3):401-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.psc.2007.04.008
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This article examines real-world antipsychotic use in the treatment of schizophrenia by comparing real-world prescribing with medication algorithms and guidelines, by evaluating the evidence underlying recommendations and guidelines, and by examining the roles of side effects and medication adherence in real-world prescribing decisions.

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