Antiviral therapy completion and response rates among hepatitis C patients with and without schizophrenia.

@article{Huckans2010AntiviralTC,
  title={Antiviral therapy completion and response rates among hepatitis C patients with and without schizophrenia.},
  author={Marilyn S. Huckans and Alex J. Mitchell and Samantha Ruimy and Jennifer M Loftis and P{\'e}ter Hauser},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={165-72}
}
BACKGROUND Despite disproportionately high rates of hepatitis C (HCV) among patients with severe mental illness, to date, there is scant empirical data available regarding antiviral therapy outcomes within this population. OBJECTIVE To compare antiviral therapy completion and response rates between HCV patients with vs those without schizophrenia (SCHZ). METHODS A regional Veterans Healthcare Administration database was used to identify veterans meeting criteria for this retrospective chart… CONTINUE READING

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