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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hamann, J; Ruppert, A; Auby, P; Pugner, K; Kissling, W 
Title:
Antipsychotic prescribing patterns in Germany: a retrospective analysis using a large outpatient prescription database. 
Abstract:
Data of prescribing practices for antipsychotics are of great interest with respect to quality of care. Consequently, we analysed all prescriptions under the statutory health insurance redeemed at pharmacies in Southern Germany between July 1999 and December 2001. The database covers prescriptions for approximately 25 million people. Up to 6% of the population were prescribed an antipsychotic at least once during the study period. Most prescriptions were for conventional antipsychotics and writt...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int Clin Psychopharmacol 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
237-42 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0268-1315 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie