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  • Fears that antipsychotic drugs being used as ‘chemical cosh’ in disability care0

    • News
    • September 2, 2015

    Unexpectedly large numbers of people with learning disabilities are being prescribed strong psychiatric drugs, possibly as a “chemical cosh” to quieten those with challenging behaviour, according to new research. A study published online by The British Medical Journal found that the number of people registered with GP practices with an intellectual or learning disability, who