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Risperidone in autism therapy and its efficacy

27 November 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

This article explores the use of the atypical antipsychotic drug, risperidone. It will identify its core features and chemical properties and compare it with other...

Teachers’ attitudes to mainstream schooling

08 December 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

In Scotland, children with learning disabilities, some of whom exhibit behaviour that challenges, are increasingly being educated in mainstream classrooms (Harris et...

Prescribing of psychotropic medicines: the role of learning disability nurses

26 September 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

NHS England has committed to reduce the amount of psychotropic medicines being prescribed for people with learning disabilities. Studies suggest the numbers of...
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