Antipsychotic Medication Adherence in Schizophrenia

Matthew J. Byerly, Paul A. Nakonezny, Emmeline Lescouflair

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Abstract

For individuals who have schizophrenia, adherence to medication is often poor, and stopping medication often has serious consequences. This article provides an update on recent literature regarding the frequency, clinical and social impact, and clinical correlates of nonadherence to antipsychotic medication in schizophrenia. The authors then review published trials of interventions to improve adherence in schizophrenia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)437-452
Number of pages16
JournalPsychiatric Clinics of North America
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2007

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Medication Adherence
Antipsychotic Agents
Schizophrenia
Social Change

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Antipsychotic Medication Adherence in Schizophrenia. / Byerly, Matthew J.; Nakonezny, Paul A.; Lescouflair, Emmeline.

In: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 30, No. 3, 09.2007, p. 437-452.

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Byerly, Matthew J. ; Nakonezny, Paul A. ; Lescouflair, Emmeline. / Antipsychotic Medication Adherence in Schizophrenia. In: Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2007 ; Vol. 30, No. 3. pp. 437-452.
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