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Postoje pacientů k léčbě antidepresivy / Attitudes of patients toward the antidepressant therapy

Vendula Dvořáčková Attitudes of patients toward antidepressant medication Master's thesis Charles University in Prague, the Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové Department of Biological and Medical Sciences Pharmacy Background: The master's thesis deals with evaluation of attitudes of inpatients in the psychiatric clinic of Military University Hospital Prague. The main task was to clarify the relation between therapy attitude and the prescribed medication, diagnosis and sociodemographic characteristics. Methods: The data were collected using the Drug Attitude Inventory questionnaire (Czech version by Masopust) where sum of negative and positive answers was used to determine the patient's general attitude. Patients' characteristics were acquired from a data-entry form, specific medication from the medical records. Results: In the observed group women seemed to have a more positive attitude toward the treatment compared to men, similarly to people with a higher level of education and patients between 31 - 40 years of age in comparison with other age groups. The most positive responses were observed in patients who were prescribed agomelatine, trazodone and paroxetine. People diagnosed with personal disorders or affective bipolar disorder inclined to positive answers as well, on the other hand most negative...
Date January 2013
CreatorsDvořáčková, Vendula
ContributorsHerink, Josef, Vopršalová, Marie
Source SetsCzech ETDs
Detected LanguageEnglish

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