A review of psychosocial family interventions for schizophrenia.

J Droogan, K Bannigan

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Research shows the rate of relapse among people with schizophrenia can be reduced by interventions focusing on how a family functions. This article is a systematic review of the studies, held by the Cochrane Library. The review concludes that relapse, hospital admission and compliance with medication were improved where family-based interventions were used.
Original languageEnglish
Article number9239058
Pages (from-to)46-47
Number of pages2
JournalNurs Times
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 1997


  • schizophrenia
  • family-based intervention
  • systematic review
  • hospital admissions
  • medication adherence
  • relapse


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