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Clinical experiences of supporting people to taper off antipsychotic medication

Tapering Antipsychotic Treatment
Mark Abie Horowitz, Robin M. Murray, David Taylor, JAMA Psychiatry. Published online August 5, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.2166

In this paper three leading researchers in the field of psychiatric drug withdrawal summarise their clinical experience in supporting people to taper off antipsychotic medication.

You can request a full-text copy of this short, peer-reviewed opinion piece directly from the authors on Research Gate here: www.researchgate.net/publication/343467517_Tapering_Antipsychotic_Treatment

New Research: Support makes a difference in antipsychotic medication withdrawal

An important part of my doctoral research and some further analysis has just been published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. You can follow this link to view a copy of the full text online, but will need a subscription to download a pdf copy to keep:  https://rdcu.be/MpKs

Here’s a screenshot of the abstract for quick reference…

Abstract Attempting to Stop Antipsychotic Medication Success Supports and Efforts to Cope