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The scale and impact of psychotropic medication use by workers

Smith, Andrew Paul, Wadsworth, Emma Jane Kirsty, Moss, Sussanna C. and Simpson, Sharon Anne 2004. The scale and impact of psychotropic medication use by workers. [Project Report]. HSE Research Report, vol. 282. Norwich: HSE Books. Available at:

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The present project had three main aims. First, to establish the prevalence and characteristics of psychotropic medication users in a representative sample of the UK working population. Secondly, to investigate the effects of psychotropic medication on performance efficiency and human error in a working sample. Finally, to determine whether there was an association between the use of psychotropic medication and the prevalence of workplace accidents and cognitive failures.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Publisher: HSE Books
ISBN: 0717629163
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Last Modified: 05 May 2021 02:25

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