Educational interventions for patients receiving psychotropic medication
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Educational interventions for patients receiving psychotropic medication

This information on best practice is based on a systematic review of research published by Blackwell Publishing Asia and conducted by the New South Wales Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare (Griffiths et al 2004). The primary references included in the systematic review are available online at: and to members of the Institute via the website:

The information sheet discusses the following:

Knowledge retention.

Concordance with therapy.

Incidence of relapse.


Implications for practice.


Nursing Standard. 22, 12, 40-44. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.


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