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An Overview Of The Brief Adherence Rating Scale (BARS)

Presentation | June 12, 2015

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During this recorded presentation, Matt Byerly, MD, discussed the Brief Adherence Rating Scale (BARS). Key points included: Nonadherence to antipsychotic medication is associated with serious consequences. Prescribers greatly underestimate the level of nonadherence in their patients with schizophrenia. In patients with schizophrenia, the BARS: Is a simple pencil-paper tool that is feasible for use in…

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