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Table 3 Questions about prescribing. Replies to the question “Over the last three months, how would you describe the level of your prescribing of [type of psychotropic], in relation to the medical needs of your patients?”. Figures are n (% of prescribers) for replies Very high through Very low; n (% of non-missing) for non-prescribers, and n (% of all respondents, n = 516) for missing

From: Attitudes and behaviour towards psychotropic drug prescribing in Swedish primary care: a questionnaire study

  Replies   Missing
  Very high Somewhat
high
Neither one
nor the other
Somewhat
low
Very low Have not
prescribed
 
Type of psychotropic
Antidepressants (n = 498*) 13 (3) 61 (12) 369 (74) 51 (10) 4 (1) 10 (2) 8 (2)
Anxiolytics/hypnotics (n = 502*) 12 (2) 100 (20) 292 (58) 86 (17) 12 (2) 6 (1) 8 (2)
Antipsychotics (n = 279*) 7 (3) 12 (4) 168 (60) 50 (18) 42 (15) 227 (45) 10 (2)
  1. *Number of prescribers