Evaluation of adherence and persistence with oral versus long-acting injectable antipsychotics in patients with early psychosis

  • Erika N Titus-Lay, Elayne D Ansara, +1 author Carol A Ott
  • Published 2018 in The mental health clinician
  • DOI:10.9740/mhc.2018.03.056
Introduction Despite the theory that long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics should be more likely to improve adherence, reduce gaps in therapy, and prevent relapse compared with oral antipsychotics, there is little published evidence on this issue, specifically in patients with early psychosis. Methods Patients with a new diagnosis for a psychotic… (More)

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