A preliminary report on the effect of a psychosocial and educative rehabilitation programme on quality of life and symptomatology in schizophrenia.

@article{Browne1996APR,
  title={A preliminary report on the effect of a psychosocial and educative rehabilitation programme on quality of life and symptomatology in schizophrenia.},
  author={Stephen Laurence Browne and Marguerite Roe and Abbie Lane and Maurice Gervin and Mary Morris and Anthony L Kinsella and Conal Larkin and E. O'callaghan},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={
          386-9
        }
}
Individuals with schizophrenia who participated in a psychosocial and educative rehabilitation programme showed a 46% improvement in quality of life in the absence of any significant change in symptom severity. In contrast, there was no significant change in quality of life for individuals who continued with supportive rehabilitation. Our preliminary findings highlight the 'quality of life' benefits of psychosocial and educative rehabilitation for individuals with schizophrenia who are… CONTINUE READING
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