Adherence therapy for schizophrenia: A randomised controlled trial
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Abstract1. Compared with routine care, adherence therapy is an effective alternative for people with schizophrenia with poor medication adherence and short duration of illness.
2. Adherence therapy can significantly improve patient adherence to antipsychotic medication, insight into illness/treatment, and rehospitalisation rate, as well as psychotic symptoms and functioning over 12-month follow-up.
3. Adherence therapy can be cost-effective over the 12-month follow-up.
All Author(s) ListChien WT, Cheung EFC, Mui JHC, Gray R, Ip G
Journal nameHong Kong Medical Journal
Volume Number25
Issue Number1
PublisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine Press
Place of PublicationHong Kong
Pagess4 - s9
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsAdherence therapy, schizophrenia, randomised controlled trial, motivational interviewing

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