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1

What investigations would you want to do before prescribing antipsychotics?

• Blood tests
• ECG (due to pyramidal side-effects)
• Check for other psychological conditions

2

How long do you keep a patient on antidepressants if they suffer from recurrent depression?

For the rest of their life