Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will gain:

 

  • an understanding of the concept of polypharmacy

 

  • specific clinical and non-clinical factors associated with polypharmacy

 

  • clinical knowledge in applying polypharmacy with reference to specific mental disorders in the context of existing guidelines

 

  • an understanding of the balance between benefits and adverse effects from using multiple medications.

 

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