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Intervention Protocol

Psychosocial interventions for reducing antipsychotic medication in care home residents

  1. Tanja Richter1,
  2. Gabriele Meyer2,
  3. Sascha Köpke1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

Assessed as up-to-date: 15 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008634


How to Cite

Richter T, Meyer G, Köpke S. Psychosocial interventions for reducing antipsychotic medication in care home residents (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD008634. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008634.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Hamburg, Unit of Health Sciences and Education, Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Witten/Herdecke University, Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, Witten, Germany

*Sascha Köpke, Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, Hamburg, D-20146, Germany. Sascha.koepke@uni-hamburg.de.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

  1. To evaluate the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions to reduce antipsychotic medication in care home residents.
  2. To describe the components and the developmental process of the complex interventions used.
  3. To highlight the quality and quantity of research evidence available about the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions to reduce antipsychotic medication in order to highlight effective interventions that could be implemented in practice or to set an agenda for future research in this field.