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Supplement Article

Expert Survey Results and Guideline References: Using Antipsychotic Agents in Older Patients

Published: January 1, 2004

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Indications for antipsychotics. Please rate the appropriateness of using an antipsychotic to treat each of the following conditions in an older patient (assuming you have confirmed the diagnosis with an adequate workup, see Questions 2-9). Use a rating of 7-9 if you would usually prescribe an antipsychotic for an older patient with this condition, a 4-6 if you would sometimes do so, and a 1-3 if you would rarely or never do so.’ ‹

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Volume: 65

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