School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan
Compliance with anti-psychotic medications plays a significant role in managing clients with schizophrenia. It not only helps in controlling the symptoms, but also decreases the risk of relapses and ultimately improves quality of life (QoL) for the clients. However, compliance with anti-psychotic medication remains a challenge for the client, family and healthcare providers. Identification of these associated factors is vital to make appropriate plan to enhance medication compliance. In this paper, various factors are highlighted that are associated with medication compliance in clients with schizophrenia.
JPMA: Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
(2013). Compliance to antipsychotic medication: a challenge for client, family and health care providers.. JPMA: Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 63(4), 516-518.
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