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Collegium antropologicum, Vol.32 - Supplement 1 No.1 May 2008. -

Aim of this study was to determine changes in prescribing antipsychotics during 5 year period in Psychiatric Hospital

Vrap~e. Data about type of antipsychotic medication, ward and gender were collected for all patients receiving antipsychotics

on 1st of October. During 5 year period decrease in prescribing classical antipsychotics was observed while prescribing

of atypical antipsychotics has shown increase. There was an increase in number of patients treated with combination

of antipsychotics, while number of patients treated with clozapine remained the same. It was noticed that female

patients were more often treated with atypical antipsychotics. Data for forensic and emergency ward was analyzed separately

and trends similar to hospitals were noticed here. Rationalizing use of antipsychotics can decrease cost of treatment,

decrease negative effects of antipsychotics and consequently improve the treatment. Through systematic studies of

this type positive progress and changes in the prescribing of antipsychotics are possible.

antipsychotics; hospital; psychotic disorders; prescription



Autor: Vlado Jukić - Miroslav Herceg - Petrana Brečić - Domagoj Vidović - Aida Križaj -

Fuente: http://hrcak.srce.hr/



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