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Variability in market uptake of psychotropic medications in Europe reflects cultural diversity

  • J. M. Hoebert1, 2,
  • A. K. Mantel-Teeuwisse2Email author,
  • H. G. M. Leufkens2 and
  • L. van Dijk3
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:702

Received: 13 April 2016

Accepted: 30 October 2017

Published: 6 November 2017

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Original Submission
13 Apr 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Samantha Hollingworth
28 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kelly Lee
29 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Joëlle Hoebert
Resubmission - Version 2
29 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kelly Lee
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2649-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Centre for Health Protection (GZB), Bilthoven, the Netherlands
Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, the Netherlands