ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

Talaat Matar Tadross
Departmnent of Psychiatry, Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidallah Hospital, Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates


  • Research Article   

    Author(s): Haneen A.R Aburamadan, Sathvik Belagodu Sridhar*, Talaat Matar Tadross and Atiqulla Shariff

    Background: Analysis and evaluation of the prescribing pattern can improve clinical outcomes. There is a lack of available data regarding antipsychotic prescribing patterns in psychiatric in-patients in the United Arab Emirates. Aim: This study aimed to assess the prescription pattern of antipsychotic medications in a psychiatry in-patient setting of a secondary care hospital in the UAE. Methods: This prospective, observational study included psychiatric in-patients receiving antipsychotic therapy. We assessed the type, dose, route of administration, monotherapy, and combination therapy of antipsychotics used. Results: One hundred and seventy patients were enrolled in the study. Bipolar I Disorder was diagnosed in the majority of the cases (21.8%), followed by schizophrenia (17.1%) and su.. Read More»

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