A randomized controlled study of two styles of group patient education about schizophrenia.

@article{AscherSvanum1999ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled study of two styles of group patient education about schizophrenia.},
  author={Haya Ascher-Svanum and Jim Whitesel},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={1999},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={926-30}
}
OBJECTIVE The therapeutic specificity of patient education about schizophrenia was investigated in a randomized controlled study comparing the effects of two styles of group educational intervention. METHODS Thirty-three adult inpatients with schizophrenia were assigned in a stratified random manner either to an experimental patient education group that used a didactic format to cover a range of topics on the characteristics and treatment of schizophrenia (N = 16) or to a control group in… CONTINUE READING