Research using CPRD data has informed drug safety guidance and clinical practice and resulted in over 2,700 peer-reviewed publications. The CPRD bibliography is updated on a monthly basis (last updated 4 May 2021) and papers are listed below and in the PDF below.

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This work uses data provided by patients and collected by the NHS as part of their care and support. CPRD encourages researchers to use this citation in all publications using CPRD data. Find out more about acknowledging the use of patient data at the Understanding Patient Data website



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M. Frisher, Crome, I., Martino, O., and Croft, P., Assessing the impact of cannabis use on trends in diagnosed schizophrenia in the United Kingdom from 1996 to 2005, Schizophr Res, vol. 113, pp. 123-8, 2009.
L. Hassan, Senior, J., Frisher, M., Edge, D., and Shaw, J., A comparison of psychotropic medication prescribing patterns in East of England prisons and the general population, J Psychopharmacol, vol. 28, pp. 357-62, 2014.
M. Frisher, Short, D., and Bashford, J., Determining patient characteristics for decision analysis support systems using anonymized electronic patient records, Health Informatics J, vol. 16, pp. 49-57, 2010.
S. Weich, Pearce, H. L., Croft, P., Singh, S., Crome, I., Bashford, J., and Frisher, M., Effect of anxiolytic and hypnotic drug prescriptions on mortality hazards: retrospective cohort study, Bmj, vol. 348, p. g1996, 2014.
M. Frisher, Martino, O. I., Bashford, J., Crome, I., and Croft, P., Incidence of psychoses among drug dependent patients in primary care with no psychiatric history: a retrospective observational matched-cohort study, The European Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 27, pp. 240-7, 2013.
T. Rathod-Mistry, Marshall, M., Campbell, P., Bailey, J., Chew-Graham, C. A., Croft, P., Frisher, M., Hayward, R., Negi, R., Robinson, L., Singh, S., Sumathipala, A., Thein, N., Walters, K., Weich, S., and Jordan, K. P., Indicators of dementia disease progression in primary care: an electronic health record cohort study, Eur J Neurol, 2020.
Y. Chen, Farooq, S., Edwards, J., Chew-Graham, C. A., Shiers, D., Frisher, M., Hayward, R., Sumathipala, A., and Jordan, K. P., Patterns of symptoms before a diagnosis of first episode psychosis: a latent class analysis of UK primary care electronic health records, BMC Med, vol. 17, p. 227, 2019.
L. Hassan, Senior, J., Webb, R. T., Frisher, M., Tully, M. P., While, D., and Shaw, J. J., Prevalence and appropriateness of psychotropic medication prescribing in a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of male and female prisoners in England, BMC Psychiatry, vol. 16, p. 346, 2016.
M. Frisher, Collins, J., Millson, D., Crome, I., and Croft, P., Prevalence of comorbid psychiatric illness and substance misuse in primary care in England and Wales, J Epidemiol Community Health, vol. 58, pp. 1036-41, 2004.
M. Frisher, Crome, I., Macleod, J., Millson, D., and Croft, P., Substance misuse and psychiatric illness: prospective observational study using the general practice research database, J Epidemiol Community Health, vol. 59, pp. 847-50, 2005.
M. Frisher, Heatlie, H., Chapman, S., Bashford, J., and Norwood, J., Switching between metered dose inhalers (MDIs) and dry powder inhalers (DPIs) in airways disease: An analysis of agespecific rates using the general practice research database., Journal of Applied Therapeutic Research, vol. 2, pp. 253-259, 1999.
M. Frisher, Martino, O., Crome, I., and Croft, P., Trends in drug misuse recorded in primary care in the UK from 1998 to 2005, J Public Health (Oxf), vol. 31, pp. 69-73, 2009.
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