The ability of multifamily groups to improve treatment adherence in Mexican Americans with schizophrenia.
|Title||The ability of multifamily groups to improve treatment adherence in Mexican Americans with schizophrenia.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Kopelowicz, A, Zarate R, Wallace CJ, Liberman RP, Lopez SR, Mintz J|
|Journal||Archives of general psychiatry|
|Date Published||2012 Mar|
|Keywords||Adult, Antipsychotic Agents, family therapy, Female, Hospitalization, Humans, Los Angeles, Male, Medication Adherence, Mexican Americans, Patient Dropouts, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Psychotherapy, Group, Schizophrenia|
Evidence-based interventions to improve medication adherence among patients with schizophrenia are lacking. Although family psychoeducation has demonstrated efficacy in improving outcomes in schizophrenia, empirical support for its ability to enhance medication adherence is scarce.
|Alternate Journal||Arch. Gen. Psychiatry|