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Introduction. Using Atypical Antipsychotics in Primary Care, 2: Special Populations

Joseph A. Lieberman III, MD, MPH

Published: September 1, 2003

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Primary care physicians write about 20% of the antipsychotic prescriptions filled in pharmacies.1 Many patients with schizophrenia receive some care from primary care physicians, and 14% of these patients receive their care exclusively from primary care physicians.2 Schizophrenia is only one of several disorders treated with antipsychotics in the primary care setting.


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Volume: 5

Quick Links: Psychotic Disorders , Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders

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