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Psychotropic drug use in older people with mental illness with particular reference to antipsychotics: a systematic study of tolerability and use in different diagnostic groups

Curran, Stephen, Turner, Deborah E., Musa, Shabir and Wattis, John (2005) Psychotropic drug use in older people with mental illness with particular reference to antipsychotics: a systematic study of tolerability and use in different diagnostic groups. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 20 (9). pp. 842-847. ISSN 0885-6230

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Abstract

The objective of the study was to provide observational clinical data on psychotropic drugs used in older people with mental illness.This was an observational, single-centre, one-week prevalence study of psychiatric symptoms, disorders and psychotropic drug use in older with mental illness cared for by the South West people Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust (Wakefield Locality), UK. The clinical assessment included completion of the Psychosis Evaluation Tool for Common use by Caregivers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Ageing and Mental Health Research Group
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Depositing User: Catherine Parker
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2008 16:29
Last Modified: 26 May 2009 09:38
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/1290

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