ERIC Number: EJ393580
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Maladaptive Behaviors Associated with Neuroleptic Drug Maintenance.
Chadsey-Rusch, Janis; Sprague, Robert L.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v93 n6 p607-17 May 1989
The study found that institutionalized mentally retarded persons were more likely to be maintained on neuroleptic drugs because of events (such as disturbing behavior, self stimulation, or physical aggression) perceived as significant and recorded by staff in clinical notes than for the reasons the drugs were prescribed initially. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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