Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Psycho-education and Successful Treatment of Schizophrenia

Non-adherence in schizophrenia often occurs when patients are not informed in the course and treatment of the disorder.Psycho-education is often given to patients and families to encourage treatment adherence.This study confirms that psycho-education has a positive effect both on treatment beliefs and medication adherence in schizophrenia.
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