Factors associated with psychotropic drug use among community-dwelling older persons: A review of empirical studies
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Author DetailsPhilippe Voyer - Faculty of nursing, Université Laval, Québec, Canada; David Cohen - School of social work, College of health and urban affairs, Florida International University, Miami, USA; Sylvie Lauzon - School of nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada; Johanne Collin - Faculty of pharmacy, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Lead Author AffliationUniversité Laval, Québec, Canada
Original PublisherBioMed Central Ltd
Level of EvidenceLiterature Review
KeywordsSocial Support; Psychological Distress; Sleep Problems; Mental Health Status; Psychotropic Drug
In the many descriptive studies on prescribed psychotropic drug use by community-dwelling older persons, several sociodemographic and other factors associated with drug use receive inconsistent support.
Date of Publication2004-08-13
Citation of Original PublicationVoyer, P., Cohen, D., Lauzon, S. et al. Factors associated with psychotropic drug use among community-dwelling older persons: A review of empirical studies. BMC Nurs 3, 3 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6955-3-3. Retrieved from https://sigma.nursingrepository.org/handle/10755/20537
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