Aleman, André Lincoln, Tania M. Bruggeman, Richard Melle, Ingrid Arends, Johan Arango, Celso and Knegtering, Henderikus 2016. Treatment of negative symptoms: Where do we stand, and where do we go?. Schizophrenia Research,
Baandrup, Lone Østrup Rasmussen, Jesper Klokker, Louise Austin, Stephen Bjørnshave, Thomas Fuglsang Bliksted, Vibeke Fink-Jensen, Anders Hedegaard Fohlmann, Allan Peter Hansen, Jens Kristine Nielsen, Malene Sandsten, Karl Erik Schultz, Vilhelm Voss-Knude, Susanne and Nordentoft, Merete 2016. Treatment of adult patients with schizophrenia and complex mental health needs – A national clinical guideline. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 70, Issue. 3, p. 231.
Lewis, Laura Foran 2016. Meta-Ethnography of Qualitative Research on the Experience of Being a Partner to an Individual with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, p. 1.
Porcelli, Stefano Bianchini, Oriana De Girolamo, Giovanni Aguglia, Eugenio Crea, Luciana and Serretti, Alessandro 2016. Clinical factors related to schizophrenia relapse. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, Vol. 20, Issue. 2, p. 54.
Sadath, Anvar Muralidhar, D Varambally, Shivarama and Gangadhar, Bangalore N. 2016. Does Group Intervention Have Benefits on Expressed Emotion and Social Support in Carers of Persons with First Episode Psychosis?. Social Work in Mental Health,
Chatzidamianos, Gerasimos Lobban, Fiona and Jones, Steven 2015. A qualitative analysis of relatives’, health professionals’ and service users’ views on the involvement in care of relatives in Bipolar Disorder. BMC Psychiatry, Vol. 15, Issue. 1,
Girón, Manuel Nova-Fernández, Francisco Mañá-Alvarenga, Sonia Nolasco, Andreu Molina-Habas, Antonia Fernández-Yañez, Antonio Tabarés-Seisdedos, Rafael and Gómez-Beneyto, Manuel 2015. How does family intervention improve the outcome of people with schizophrenia?. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Vol. 50, Issue. 3, p. 379.
Harrop, Chris Ellett, Lyn Brand, Rachel and Lobban, Fiona 2015. Friends interventions in psychosis: a narrative review and call to action. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, Vol. 9, Issue. 4, p. 269.
Hasan, Abd Alhadi Callaghan, Patrick and Lymn, Joanne S 2015. Evaluation of the impact of a psycho-educational intervention for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their primary caregivers in Jordan: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, Vol. 15, Issue. 1,
Mayoral, Fermín Berrozpe, Adela de la Higuera, Jesús Martinez-Jambrina, Juan José de Dios Luna, Juan and Torres-Gonzalez, Francisco 2015. Eficacia de un programa de intervención familiar en la prevención de hospitalización en pacientes esquizofrénicos. Un estudio multicéntrico, controlado y aleatorizado en España. Revista de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental, Vol. 8, Issue. 2, p. 83.
Mayoral, Fermín Berrozpe, Adela de la Higuera, Jesús Martinez-Jambrina, Juan José de Dios Luna, Juan and Torres-Gonzalez, Francisco 2015. Efficacy of a family intervention programme for prevention of hospitalisation in patients with schizophrenia. A naturalistic multicenter controlled and randomised study in Spain. Revista de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental (English Edition), Vol. 8, Issue. 2, p. 83.
Tsapakis, Evangelia M. Dimopoulou, Trisevgeni and Tarazi, Frank I. 2015. Clinical management of negative symptoms of schizophrenia: An update. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Vol. 153, p. 135.
Fallahi Khoshknab, M. Sheikhona, M. Rahgouy, A. Rahgozar, M. and Sodagari, F. 2014. The effects of group psychoeducational programme on family burden in caregivers of Iranian patients with schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Vol. 21, Issue. 5, p. 438.
Hasan, Abd Alhadi Callaghan, Patrick and Lymn, Joanne S 2014. Evaluation of the impact of a psycho-educational intervention on knowledge levels and psychological outcomes for people diagnosed with Schizophrenia and their caregivers in Jordan: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, Vol. 14, Issue. 1,
Jonsson, Ulf Alaie, Iman Parling, Thomas and Arnberg, Filip K. 2014. Reporting of harms in randomized controlled trials of psychological interventions for mental and behavioral disorders: A review of current practice. Contemporary Clinical Trials, Vol. 38, Issue. 1, p. 1.
Lazar, Susan G. 2014. The Cost-Effectiveness of Psychotherapy for the Major Psychiatric Diagnoses. Psychodynamic Psychiatry, Vol. 42, Issue. 3, p. 423.
Elis, Ori Caponigro, Janelle M. and Kring, Ann M. 2013. Psychosocial treatments for negative symptoms in schizophrenia: Current practices and future directions. Clinical Psychology Review, Vol. 33, Issue. 8, p. 914.
Mueser, K. T. Glynn, S. M. Cather, C. Xie, H. Zarate, R. Smith, L. F. Clark, R. E. Gottlieb, J. D. Wolfe, R. and Feldman, J. 2013. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Family Intervention for Co-occurring Substance Use and Severe Psychiatric Disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin, Vol. 39, Issue. 3, p. 658.
Shean, Glenn D. 2013. Empirically Based Psychosocial Therapies for Schizophrenia: The Disconnection between Science and Practice. Schizophrenia Research and Treatment, Vol. 2013, p. 1.
Barrowclough, Christine Ram, Alison Fassnidge, Chris and Wykes, Til 2012. Pharmacological and Psychosocial Treatments in Schizophrenia.
Empirical evidence of the efficacy and effectiveness of psychosocial family intervention and of the specificity of its effects on the course of schizophrenia is limited. The aim was to study the efficacy and effectiveness of psychosocial family intervention with regard to clinical and social functioning and family burden after controlling for compliance and several prognostic factors.
A 2-year randomized controlled trial with blind assessments. Fifty patients with DSM-IV schizophrenia and persistent positive symptoms and/or previous clinical relapse were allocated to psychosocial family intervention, individual counselling and standard treatment versus individual counselling and standard treatment.
Family intervention was associated with fewer clinical relapses, hospitalizations and major incidents, and an improvement in positive and negative symptoms, social role performance, social relations, employment and family burden. The reduction in hospitalizations in the family intervention group was significantly greater than that observed in the group of patients who refused to participate but this was not the case for the control group. The effects of family intervention were independent of compliance and prognostic factors.
Family intervention is effective in severe schizophrenia independently of compliance and prognostic factors.
This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.
Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.