Developing a healthy living intervention for people with early psychosis using the Medical Research Council's guidelines on complex interventions: phase 1 of the HELPER - InterACT programme

@article{Bradshaw2012DevelopingAH,
  title={Developing a healthy living intervention for people with early psychosis using the Medical Research Council's guidelines on complex interventions: phase 1 of the HELPER - InterACT programme},
  author={Tim Bradshaw and Alison Wearden and Max Marshall and Jeni Warburton and Naush Husain and Rebecca Pedley and Diane Escott and Caroline Swarbrick and Karina Lovell},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={398-406}
}
BACKGROUND Young people with early psychosis often gain a significant amount of weight after the initiation of anti-psychotic treatment. Despite the current policy guidance to develop and evaluate 'healthy living' interventions for people with psychosis there remains a paucity of research. Our aim was to develop an acceptable, feasible, culturally sensitive and potentially effective 'healthy living' intervention, specifically for young people with early psychosis. METHODS Using the Medical… CONTINUE READING

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