Antipsychotic drugs: time for action


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

The inappropriate use of these drugs causes accelerated cognitive decline, reduces quality of life, greatly increases the risk of strokes and leads to at least 18,000 additional deaths per year.
Author/s: Lucy Whitman
Vol: 18, Issue: 1, pp1 (8)





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