Psychoeducation and compliance in the treatment of schizophrenia: results of the Munich Psychosis Information Project Study.

@article{PitschelWalz2006PsychoeducationAC,
  title={Psychoeducation and compliance in the treatment of schizophrenia: results of the Munich Psychosis Information Project Study.},
  author={Gabriele Pitschel-Walz and Josef G. B{\"a}uml and Wolfram Bender and Rolf R. Engel and Michael Wagner and Werner Kissling},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={443-52}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study examined whether psychoeducational groups for patients with schizophrenic disorders and for their families can reduce rehospitalization rates and improve compliance. METHOD 236 inpatients who met DSM-III-R criteria for schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder and who had regular contact with at least 1 relative or other key person were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 treatment conditions. In the intervention condition, patients and their relatives were encouraged to… CONTINUE READING

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