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Administration of depot and long-acting antipsychotic injections

Crowley, John; White, Jacquie; Griffiths, Matt; Hardy, Sheila; Vincent, Mark; Voyce, Andrew

Authors

John Crowley

Matt Griffiths

Sheila Hardy

Mark Vincent

Andrew Voyce



Abstract

The article discusses the use of intramuscular (IM) depot and long-acting injectable antipsychotic medication in treating patients with mental illnesses in Great Britain. It explains the need for healthcare professionals and service users to cooperate with each other to illustrate, educate and encourage good practices related to the administration of the injections. Healthcare professionals are advised to establish good communication to ensure consistent levels of care.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2008-10
Journal Mental health practice
Print ISSN 1465-8720
Publisher RCN Publishing
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 12
Issue 2 (supplement)
Pages 1-12
APA6 Citation Crowley, J., White, J., Griffiths, M., Hardy, S., Vincent, M., & Voyce, A. (2008). Administration of depot and long-acting antipsychotic injections. Mental health practice, 12(2 (supplement)), 1-12
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