Pharmacists Lack Knowledge of Antidepressant Discontinuation Symptoms

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: We read with interest the article by Young and Currie1 demonstrating that a significant proportion of physicians lacked detailed knowledge of antidepressant discontinuation phenomena. We recently used a questionnaire, similar to that used by Young and Currie, to assess knowledge among pharmacists working in the United Kingdom. We felt this was important for several reasons.

J Clin Psychiatry 1999;60(2):124-125