Adherence and Continuation of Treatment with First- and Second-generation Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia

@inproceedings{Warikoo2014AdherenceAC,
  title={Adherence and Continuation of Treatment with First- and Second-generation Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia},
  author={Nisha Warikoo and S Debkumar Chakrabarti and Sandeep Grover},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychological medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Despite a large body of evidence, the issue of differences in adherence and continuation of treatment with first-generation antipsychotics (FGAs) and second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) in schizophrenia remains unresolved. This study compared adherence and continuation of treatment between patients on SGAs and FGAs and examined the influence of several socio-demographic and clinical variables on adherence in the two antipsychotic groups. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two groups, one of… CONTINUE READING

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