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Mark Abie Horowitz and David Taylor
October 20, 2021
1. Stopping, fast and slow A series of studies conducted by Baldessarini and colleagues has demonstrated that relapse rates are higher for patients who have psychiatric medications stopped abruptly or quickly than for those who have them stopped slowly. This was true for antidepressants, mood stabilisers or antipsychotics (Baldessarini and Tondo, 2019). These studies tell us two things: one, tapering slowly produces better patient outcomes and, two, a proportion of relapse might be...