SCHIZOPHRENIA Medication Compliance Patient Adherence

SCHIZOPHRENIA Medication Compliance Patient Adherence

Schizophrenia Medication Compliance Patient Adherence

  • Clinical Study using e-pill CADEX Alarm Technology with Schizophrenic Clients to Improve Treatment Compliance.

    Pilot Study: Researcher: Elizabeth S. EnglandKennedy

    Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest (BHRCS) / (505) 228-5610

  • A Comparison of the Effects of Computer and Manual Reminders on Compliance with a Mental Health Clinical Practice Guideline

    The results of this study clearly demonstrate that in an outpatient mental health clinic, computer reminders were shown to be superior to manual reminders in improving adherence to a clinical practice guideline for depression

    JAMIA, 2000;7:196–203 Dale S. Cannon and Steven N. Allen

    Independent, randomized controlled study:

  • Factors Influencing Compliance in Schizophrenia Patients

    The therapeutic relationship that a clinician builds with his or her patient is a cornerstone of treatment compliance. The most important factor influencing compliance was the patient’s perception of the doctor’s interest in him or her, which is clearly reinforced by the amount of time that physicians spend with their patients. Such a relationship is a prerequisite for a working therapeutic alliance, and providing reliable information is a crucial factor in this context. Information can be given to patients and their relatives or significant others, either informally during scheduled visits or in psychoeducational groups. Providing information includes discussing treatment plans regularly with patients and their significant others, which gives both an active part in the treatment planning process.

    J Clin Psychiatry 2003;64[suppl 16]:10–13) W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker; Maria A. Oehl; and Martina Hummer TermToSearch =14680413&ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez. Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

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