Not a member? Sign up for free!

A Systematic Review Of Factors Influencing Adherence To Antipsychotic Medication In Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders

Research Summary | October 18, 2016

Not a member? Sign up for free!

Join us as we continue our efforts towards improving the future of mental health care through information, discussion, and collaboration.
Sign up today for instant access to all PsychU offerings. Membership is free!

Join PsychU

Key Messages Published literature regarding medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia is inconsistent both in terms of methodology and findings. This systematic review identified 13 well-designed studies evaluating adherence to antipsychotic medications in patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. A positive attitude to medication and insight into illness were the only consistently identified factors associated with better…

You must be logged in to read the full article: Join PsychU or Log In