A Patient Bill of Rights for Psychotropic Prescriptions: A Call for a Higher Standard of Care

Conference: Innovative Solutions for Building Recovery with Alternatives to Psychotropic Medication

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, Maine Workshop/Presentation: Patient’s Bill of Rights
Barry Duncan, PsyD

With the unprecedented rise in the rate of prescriptions for psychotropic medication, this session defined a Patient Bill of Rights that is consistent with evidence based medicine. The presenter translated the Bill of Rights into prescription guidelines that ensure patient preferences are followed and that we first do no harm.