Randomised controlled trial of a behavioural family intervention: 1 year and 11-years follow-up

  title={Randomised controlled trial of a behavioural family intervention: 1 year and 11-years follow-up},
  author={Franco Veltro and Lorenza Magliano and Pierluigi Morosini and Elvira Fasulo and G. Pedicini and Isabella Cascavilla and Ian R. H. Falloon},
  journal={Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale},
  pages={44 - 51}
SUMMARY Aim – To test the efficacy of a Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) in a routine setting, both short and long term, of a community mental health service (CMHS). Methods – In a randomised clinical trial 24 patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, as confirmed by PSE-IX, were assigned to the BFT according to Falloon (n = 12) or to individual usual treatment (n = 12). They were assessed before and at the end of the active treatment (after one year), and after an 11-years follow-up with… 
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