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Relative toxicity of mood stabilisers and antipsychotics: case fatality and fatal toxicity associated with self-poisoning

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Background Bipolar and other psychiatric disorders are associated with considerably increased risk of suicidal behaviour, which may include self-poisoning with medication used to treat the disorder. Therefore, choice of medication for treatment should include consideration of toxicity, especially for patients at risk. The aim of this study was to estimate the relative toxicity of specific drugs within two drug categories, antipsychotics and mood stabilizers, using large-scale... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12888-018-1993-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0002-5644-2735
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
18
Pages:
Article: 399
Publication date:
2018-12-27
Acceptance date:
2018-12-19
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ISSN:
1471-244X
Pubs id:
pubs:955134
URN:
uri:cd567fbe-78c0-4592-a849-030748bfaffe
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uuid:cd567fbe-78c0-4592-a849-030748bfaffe
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pubs:955134

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