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A multi-level ecological model of psychotropic prescribing to adults with intellectual disability

Edwards, Niki; Bain, Christopher; Mutch, Allyson; Dean, Julie; Lennox, Nicholas


Purpose: Simple linear accounts of prescribing do not adequately address reasons "why" doctors prescribe psychotropic medication to people with intellectual disability (ID). Greater understanding of the complex array of factors that influence decisions to prescribe is needed. Design/methodology/approach: After consideration of a number of conceptual frameworks that have potential to better understand prescribing of psychotropic medication to adults with ID, an ecological model of prescribing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities
DOI: 10.1108/AMHID-01-2013-0001


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