Recent advances in the psychological management of positive symptoms of Schizophrenia

Sellwood, William and Haddock, Gillian and Tarrier, Nicholas and Yusupoff, Lawrence (1994) Recent advances in the psychological management of positive symptoms of Schizophrenia. International Review of Psychiatry, 6 (2-3). pp. 201-205. ISSN 1369-1627

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A proportion of patients who suffer from schizophrenia exhibit persistent psychotic symptoms in spite of the prescription of neuroleptic medication. Two aspects of the management of persistent positive symptoms are described. These are recent developments in the psychological management of such symptoms together with a summary of factors which might be related to the outcome of such interventions. A brief review of factors associated with medication non-compliance and interventions aimed at reducing such non-compliance is also included. Ongoing research suggests that these recent developments show promise in enhancing the outcome in this patient group, particularly if the techniques can be disseminated throughout services. Read More:

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: International Review of Psychiatry
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2738
Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research
ID Code: 72537
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 22 Jan 2015 10:15
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 09:06

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