Adolescents' commitment to continuing psychotropic medication: a preliminary investigation of considerations, contradictions, and correlates.

@article{Moses2011AdolescentsCT,
  title={Adolescents' commitment to continuing psychotropic medication: a preliminary investigation of considerations, contradictions, and correlates.},
  author={Tally Moses},
  journal={Child psychiatry and human development},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={93-117}
}
This mixed-method study examines (1) the extent to which fifty adolescents receiving wraparound treatment and prescribed psychotropic medication for various psychiatric disorders report that they would continue taking medication if the decision was entirely their own (termed "medication commitment"); (2) their general subjective experiences with medication; and (3) which medication experiences and clinical, social, and demographic factors are associated with greater medication commitment. We… CONTINUE READING

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