Substance abuse and the management of medication nonadherence in schizophrenia.

  title={Substance abuse and the management of medication nonadherence in schizophrenia.},
  author={Joshua E. Wilk and Steve Marcus and Joyce C. West and Lisa M Countis and Rebecca Hall and Darrel A. Regier and Mark Olfson},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={194 6},
To compare the clinical characteristics and psychiatric management of antipsychotic nonadherence among outpatients with schizophrenia who either do or do not have current or past comorbid substance use disorders, a national survey was conducted of psychiatrists engaged in the management of schizophrenia. Respondents reported on the presentation and management of one adult patient who had been under their care for at least 1 year and who had been nonadherent with oral antipsychotic medications… CONTINUE READING


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