Management of Schizophrenia: Cost-Benefits, Time-Budget, Better Treatment? Which Time Frame Are We in?

  • L. Barrelet
  • W. Fischer
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Abstract

We address here three issues:
  1. 1.

    The wide variability of the main traits of chronic schizophrenics, as illustrated by an outpatient cohort of chronic schizophrenics in Geneva (Switzerland) and by a time-budget analysis of a group of young chronic schizophrenics

     
  2. 2.

    Contradictions in definitions of treatment benefits and difficulties in establishing correlations between them and treatment goals

     
  3. 3.

    Analyses of cost components of management of chronic schizophrenics which strongly suggest the importance of occupational rehabilitation for young schizophrenics

     

Keywords

Income Schizophrenia Neurol Stein Arena 

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