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Health Topic:   Mental health and behavioural conditions
Guidance:   Antisocial personality disorder
Description:   The summary of the published clinical guideline on Antisocial personality disorder. It links to the published guidance and key documents.

NICE implementation uptake reports

Implementation uptake report Assessment Published Date Coverage

External literature

External literature Assessment Coverage

Vollm, B.A.et al (2012) Prescribing of psychotropic medication for personality disordered patients in secure forensic settings. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 23 (2) (pp 200-216), 2012. Date of Publication: April 2012.

Description: This study aimed to gauge consultants? views on NICE guidelines for prescribing psychotropic medication for patients with personality disorders and to measure actual prescribing of 161 patients within Nottinghamshire NHS Trust. From 14/20 returned questionnaires, most consultants (12; 85.7%) reported that their prescribing had not changed since the guidelines were published; and 65.4% of patients prescribed psychotropic medication received at least one specifically for a personality disorder.

Doubts about or mixed impact in practice Local

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