Clinical correlates of early medication adherence: West London first episode schizophrenia study.

@article{Mutsatsa2003ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical correlates of early medication adherence: West London first episode schizophrenia study.},
  author={Stanley H. Mutsatsa and Eileen Maria Joyce and Sam B. Hutton and Emma Alice Webb and Heidi Gibbins and Steven Paul and Thomas R. E. Barnes},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={108 6},
  pages={439-46}
}
OBJECTIVE Little is known about factors that mediate adherence with medication during the early stages of antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia. This study sought to identify factors that may be associated with medication adherence in first-episode schizophrenia. METHOD In 101 patients, adherence was assessed along with potentially relevant variables, including attitudes toward medication, insight, substance misuse, side effects and psychopathology. RESULTS In a linear regression… CONTINUE READING

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