Title

Frequency and correlates of antipsychotic polypharmacy among patients with schizophrenia in Denmark: A nation-wide pharmacoepidemiological study

Publication Date

2015

Journal Title

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol

Abstract

Although evidence for efficacy of antipsychotic polypharmacy (APP) is sparse, APP is common in schizophrenia. The national Danish health registers were accessed to examine in schizophrenia patients: (1) cross-sectional prevalences of APP (1996-2012); (2) geographic variations in APP (2012); and (3) correlates of APP (2012). APP increased from 17.2% in 1996 to 30.8% in 2006 (p

Volume Number

25

Issue Number

10

Pages

1669-76

Document Type

Article

EPub Date

2015/08/11

Status

Faculty

Facility

School of Medicine

Primary Department

Psychiatry

Additional Departments

Molecular Medicine

PMID

26256007

DOI

10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.04.027