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Phony diagnoses hide high rates of drugging at nursing homes.

Thomas K, Gebeloff R, Silver-Greenberg J. New York Times. September 11, 2021.

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September 22, 2021

Thomas K, Gebeloff R, Silver-Greenberg J. New York Times. September 11, 2021.

Nursing home medication misuse is a contributor to resident harm. This story highlights system influences such as staffing shortages, reporting failures and normalization of prescribing behaviors that coincide with the misuse of antipsychotic medications and overdiagnosis of schizophrenia.