Should patients be informed about the side effects of psychotropic drugs? According to us: Yes

Atmaca M., Korucu T., Cekic S., Kazgan A., Keles D. D., Tabara M. F., ...More

PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH, vol.270, pp.176-179, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 270
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.09.042
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.176-179
  • Keywords: Psychotropic drugs, Informed, Side effects, Nocebo
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: No


Background: In our daily clinical practice, we observe that patients who were informed about the probable side effects of any medication experience less side effects. For this reason, we decided to examine this in a systematic investigation.