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Adherence to antipsychotic medication and criminal recidivism in a Canadian provincial offender population

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Preliminary evidence suggests that adherence to antipsychotic medication reduces criminal recidivism among patients diagnosed with schizophrenia. However existing studies operationalize antipsychotic adherence as a binary variable, (usually using a threshold of ≥80%), which does not reflect the prevalence of suboptimal adherence in real-world settings. The purpose of the current analysis was to investigate the association between successive ordinal levels of antipsychotic adherence and cri...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/schbul/sbx084

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Rezansoff, SN More by this author
Moniruzzaman, A More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
McCandless, L More by this author
Somers, JM More by this author
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Funding agency for:
Fazel, S
Canadian Institutes of Health Research More from this funder
British Columbia Ministry of Justice More from this funder
Health Canada More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Schizophrenia Bulletin Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
5
Pages:
1002–1010
Publication date:
2017-06-05
Acceptance date:
2017-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1745-1701
ISSN:
0586-7614
Pubs id:
pubs:700167
URN:
uri:6a7fb586-7ac8-4c91-b4d4-289a3ebbef4e
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uuid:6a7fb586-7ac8-4c91-b4d4-289a3ebbef4e
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pubs:700167

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