Cure or curse? Ambivalent attitudes towards neuroleptic medication in schizophrenia and non-schizophrenia patients

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Moritz, Steffen; Peters, Maarten J.V.; Karow, Anne; Deljkovic, Azra; Tonn, Peter; Naber, Dieter;
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications
  • Journal: Mental Illness,volume 1,issue 1 (issn: 2036-7457, eissn: 2036-7465)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4081/mi.2009.e2, pmc: PMC4253341
  • Subject: R | neuroleptics, antipsychotics, schizophrenia, compliance, adherence, side effects | neuroleptics | compliance | adherence | antipsychotics | side effects | Medicine | schizophrenia | Psychiatry | Article | RC435-571

Neuroleptic non-compliance remains a serious challenge for the treatment of psychosis. Non-compliance is predominantly attributed to side effects, lack of illness insight, reduced well-being or poor therapeutic alliance. However, other still neglected factors may also p... View more
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