Withdrawal Research Studies

Study Examines the Difficulty of Withdrawing from Antidepressant Drugs

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Correcting unnecessary long-term antidepressant use is difficult and met with apprehension by providers and service-users.

New Study Asks Doctors About Barriers to Deprescribing

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Researchers interviewed doctors about the barriers that prevent them from being able to decrease excess medications.

New Study Examines User Experience of Discontinuing Psychiatric Medications

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Researchers find that support and self-care were helpful for users during discontinuation, but that mental health professionals were not very helpful.

When Switching Antipsychotics, No Difference Between Immediate and Gradual Discontinuation

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Review study compares outcomes of gradual vs. immediate antipsychotic discontinuation when switching from one drug to another.

Exploring Psychiatry’s “Black Hole”: The International Institute on Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

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When Carina HÃ¥kansson sent out an invitation for a symposium on "Pharmaceuticals: Risks and Alternatives," some of the world's top scientists, along with experts-by-experience, came from 13 countries to explore better ways to respond to people in crisis.