Medicines in Mental Health Ltd


Adherence is such an important issue that Medicines in Mental Health has produced two special reports. They are free to download.

Report No. 1 is an overview of the problem of poor adherence in schizophrenia and its impact on outcomes. It includes:

  • Estimates of poor adherence
  • Impact of poor adherence on outcomes
  • Cost consequences of poor adherence
  • Factors that are known to influence adherence

Report No. 2 contains a four point plan for improving adherence in schizophrenia. 
  • Developing patient-centred information
  • Improving the therapeutic alliance
  • Formal education for patients and carers
  • Better medicines management

To download copies of the reports, click on the links below.