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Table 2 Psychotropic medication groups prescribed on discharge (n = 800)

From: Is higher psychotropic medication burden associated with involuntary treatment under the Mental Health Act? A four-year Australian cohort study

Number of medications prescribed per individualn%
Psychotropic group combinations
 One psychotropic group35644.5
 Two psychotropic groups30538.1
 Three psychotropic groups12615.8
 All four psychotropic groups131.6
Total number of psychotropic medications prescribed
 One25131.4
 Two29336.6
 Three18423.0
 Four577.1
 Five131.6
 Six20.3
Antipsychotic
 None15319.1
 One42853.5
  ≥ Two21927.4
Mood stabiliser
 None59974.9
 One17421.8
  ≥ Two273.4
Antidepressant
 None47359.1
 One29637.0
  ≥ Two313.9
Benzodiazepine
 None57972.4
 One21326.6
 Two81.0