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Rischio di mortalità con i farmaci antipsicotici nella popolazione psichiatrica anziana? Una revisione sistematica della letteratura

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Nowadays, in Italy, elderly people represent almost a quarter of the population. Antipsychotics, in this age group, are widely prescribed. Albeit these medications are approved specifically for schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, yet offlabel use of antipsychotics - in dementia, delirium, and other disorders - is recurrent. Literature has extensively highlighted the association between mortality risks and exposure to antipsychotics in elderly people with dementia – as underlined by...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3280/RSF2016-002008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Franco Angeli Publisher's website
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Rivista Sperimentale di Freniatria Journal website
Volume:
CXL
Issue:
2
Pages:
127-150
Publication date:
2016-07-01
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1129-6437 and 1972-5582
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662132
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Italian
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2016-12-21

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