Polypharmacy among children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders in a mental referral hospital in Botswana

Abstract Background There is a dearth of data on polypharmacy in child and adolescent mental health in Africa, especially Botswana where children and adults are treated in the same facility by general adult psychiatrists. This study was therefore designed to assess the prevalence and the risk factor...

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Main Authors: Anthony A. Olashore, Ambrose Rukewe
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-05-01
Series:BMC Psychiatry
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12888-017-1347-6