The first edition of The Maudsley Deprescribing Guidelines: Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Gabapentinoids, and Z-drugs is now available!
Authored by Mark Horowitz, a Clinical Research Fellow and training psychiatrist with specialized knowledge in deprescribing, along with David Taylor, a Professor of Psychopharmacology, the guide offers clear instructions to assist medical providers in safely reducing or discontinuing the following medications:
The guidelines provide step-by-step guidance for commonly used medications, addressing pitfalls, troubleshooting, supportive strategies, and more.
The Maudsley Deprescribing Guidelines fill a significant gap in clinician guidance by providing comprehensive and authoritative information on this crucial aspect of treatment.
This evidence-based handbook presents an overview of principles for deprescribing, derived from fundamental scientific principles and the latest research on deprescribing, along with emerging insights from clinical practice, including those from patient experts.
Both our Medical Director, Christy Huff, MD, and our Medical Advisory Board member, Nicole Lamberson, PA, played key roles as contributors, offering their knowledge and guidance. Please note that while members of our organization assisted with this important work, we will not receive any compensation from the sales of the book.
Click the button below to order your own copy on Amazon. Those that prefer to buy directly from the publisher can do so here and try the coupon code PSY20 for 20% off.
How to Help Raise Awareness
Given the pressing need for updated and accurate deprescribing guidance, it is important to spread the word about this new publication!
If you find these guidelines beneficial, please leave a positive review on Amazon here.
Encourage your local library to obtain a copy of the book, so more people can easily access it. Most libraries have an online form specifically for requesting new books to add to their collection.
Direct your medical provider to the book, or if financially feasible, consider giving them a copy!
Share with your friends, family and social networks.