Symptom control and patient adherence to treatment: key goals in the treatment of psychosis.

  • Marios Adamou
  • Published 2004 in Psychiatry (Edgmont (Pa. : Township))

Abstract

A CLINICIAN'S KEY GOALS WHEN TREATING PSYCHOSIS ARE TO control disease symptoms and to ensure patient adherence to treatment. Efficacy as well as side-effect profile are, therefore, the major selection criteria when choosing an antipsychotic medication. 

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