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Off-label prescribing in psychiatric practice

Baldwin, David S. and Kosky, Nick (2007) Off-label prescribing in psychiatric practice Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 13, (6), pp. 414-422. (doi:10.1192/apt.bp.107.004184).

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Abstract

Drug treatment is an essential part of much of psychiatric practice, in patients from a wide age range, across many diagnostic groups and in a variety of settings. Despite the availability of many classes of psychotropic drug, significant numbers of patients remain troubled by distressing and disabling symptoms even after a succession of licensed pharmacological treatments. Psychiatrists may then consider the prescription of a psychotropic outside the narrow terms of its licence, as part of an overall management plan. This article reviews the nature and extent of this aspect of prescribing, outlines when it may be appropriate and makes recommendations for a suggested procedure when prescribing medication ‘off-label’.

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Published date: November 2007

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Local EPrints ID: 62287
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/62287
ISSN: 1355-5146
PURE UUID: c5f42802-f4ce-485e-957b-22d99146cd3e

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Date deposited: 02 Sep 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:20

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