Cultural Competence in Clinical Psychopharmacology

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The effects of culture and ethnicity on prescribing psychotropic drugs are often ignored but can profoundly influence our patients. Recognition of these factors by the physician can mean the difference between effective and ineffective treatment. It behooves clinical psychopharmacologists to become informed about the culture and ethnicity of their patients and to consider these factors in prescribing.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2005;66(6):799-799