Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:


  • identify and discuss the main religious and ethical restrictions on diet and their influence on adherence to psychotropic medication


  • name the most important sources of religiously or ethically prohibited ingredients in common psychotropic drugs, understand their use and determine whether a drug contains these ingredients


  • suggest appropriate strategies to address non-adherence due to the presence of such ingredients.





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