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BACKGROUND Little is known about the medium-term durability of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) in a community sample of people with schizophrenia. AIMS To investigate whether brief CBT produces clinically important outcomes in relation to recovery, symptom burden and readmission to hospital in people with schizophrenia at 1-year follow-up. METHOD(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence of the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for schizophrenia is increasing. There are very few studies of effectiveness, especially in the medium term. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the durability of the effect of brief CBT provided by mental health nurses in community-based patients with schizophrenia (diagnosed according to ICD-10(More)
Case managers spend more time with clients with schizophrenia than any other professional group does in most clinical settings in the United States. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) adapted for individuals with persistent psychotic symptoms, referred to as CBT-p, has proven to be a useful intervention when given by expert therapists in randomized clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is twofold: (a) to describe the adaptation of an evidence-based practice and, (b) using a dissemination framework, to describe the process of implementing the practice at a community mental health agency. METHOD The authors describe the training concept and dissemination framework of implementing an emerging practice:(More)
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