Interventions to Improve Adherence to Antipsychotic Medications August

@inproceedings{Velligan2017InterventionsTI,
  title={Interventions to Improve Adherence to Antipsychotic Medications August},
  author={Dawn I Velligan and Peter J Weiden},
  year={2017}
}
Nonadherence to antipsychotic medication regimens is a common problem with serious consequences. As many as 60% of patients with schizophrenia do not take medications as prescribed.1-6 The consequences of poor adherence are particularly severe in schizophrenia; they can lead to hospitalization, derail the process of recovery, and contribute to the high cost of treating the illness.5,7,8 Compliance problems complicate the treatment picture for prescribers. Psychiatrists may unnecessarily… CONTINUE READING