Effect of voluntariness of participation in treatment on short-term outcome of inpatients with schizophrenia.

@article{Steinert2004EffectOV,
  title={Effect of voluntariness of participation in treatment on short-term outcome of inpatients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Tilman Steinert and Peter Schmid},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2004},
  volume={55 7},
  pages={786-91}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine associations between the voluntary or coercive nature of patients' participation in inpatient treatment and the short-term outcome of inpatient treatment for patients with schizophrenia. METHODS Eighty-eight adult patients with schizophrenia and delusional disorders who were consecutively admitted to a 320-bed psychiatric hospital in southern Germany over a three-month period in 2002 were assessed with the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…