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Review: over 25% of people with schizophrenia, psychoses, or severe mental disorders fail to adhere to treatment programmes

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Q What proportion of people with psychosis fail to adhere to treatment programmes?


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Systematic review with meta-analysis.

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MEDLINE and PsycINFO from January 1980; hand searches of reference lists and previous systematic reviews.

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Inclusion criteria: people with schizophrenia, psychoses, or severe mental disorders; participant recruitment in a psychiatric setting and treatment adherence as a primary outcome measure. Exclusions: studies set in general medical wards and emergency rooms, studies on compulsory treatment, and studies examining adherence to initial psychiatric appointments.

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