Neuroleptic-psychosocial interactions and prediction of outcome
Over the past 3 decades, controlled studies have demonstrated the efficacy of psychotropic medications for most psychiatric disorders. Still for many patients and their families, the outcome is disappointing. A critical issue is how to increase the effectiveness of “effective” medication. In no other disorder is the challenge greater than in combining psychosocial interventions to improve neuroleptic treatment outcome for schizophrenia.
KeywordsMood Disorder Family Intervention Collaborative Study Group Neuroleptic Medication Hosp Commun Psychiatry
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