[Schizophrenia: adherence to treatment and beliefs about the disorder and the drug treatment].

@article{Nicolino2011SchizophreniaAT,
  title={[Schizophrenia: adherence to treatment and beliefs about the disorder and the drug treatment].},
  author={Paula Silva Nicolino and Kelly Graziani Giacchero Vedana and A I Miasso and Lucilene Cardoso and Sueli Aparecida Frari Galera},
  journal={Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={708-15}
}
This study verified the adherence of people with schizophrenia to the medication, identified and compared their beliefs about the disorder and the drug among patients who adhered and those who did not. Participants were 14 patients of a psychiatric outpatient clinic. Semi-structured interviews and the Morisky-Green test were performed. The data was analyzed using a quali-quantitative approach. Results showed that 64.3% of patients do not adhere to treatment. Most participants considered the… CONTINUE READING