Author | Keh-ming Lin, MD, MPH


Cultural and Ethnic Issues in Psychopharmacology

March 01, 2012

This article aims to provide a glimpse of recent developments that are relevant to cultural and ethnic influences on psychopharmacological responses.

Cultural and Ethnic Issues in Psychopharmacology

January 12, 2010

Since the inception of the modern era of psychopharmacology, psychotropics have been the mainstay of the care of psychiatric patients all over the world, irrespective of their cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Until recently, however, variations in treatment response across populations, including effectiveness, dosing strategies, and adverse-effect profiles, have received minimal attention.