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Treatment adherence in psychiatric disorders: The impact of the attitudes and beliefs of mental health professionals in psychiatry services in Portugal. Part I: Conceptual and methodological aspects

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Abstract


  • Introduction

    Among the chronic health diseases are psychiatric disorders and it is well established that within this population there is a particularly high prevalence of non‐adherence to treatment.

    Methods

    Narrative review, of relevant literature.

    Results

    The majority of the research has focused primarily on the factors related to the patient that interfere with treatment adherence. However, there are studies that seem to indicate that the responsibility for increasing adherence is more related with the health professional than the patient.

    Conclusions

    Through the identification of factors associated with clinicians, we enable the development strategies to increase skills in mental health professionals and that may have an important role in the treatment of patients with psychiatric disorders.

UOW Authors


  •   Cardoso, Ana (external author)
  •   Byrne, Mitch K.
  •   Xavier, Miguel (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Cardoso, A., Byrne, M. & Xavier, M. (2016). Treatment adherence in psychiatric disorders: The impact of the attitudes and beliefs of mental health professionals in psychiatry services in Portugal. Part I: Conceptual and methodological aspects. Revista Portuguesa de Saude Publica, 34 (3), 209-219.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85002425502

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3658&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2656

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 209

End Page


  • 219

Volume


  • 34

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Portugal

Abstract


  • Introduction

    Among the chronic health diseases are psychiatric disorders and it is well established that within this population there is a particularly high prevalence of non‐adherence to treatment.

    Methods

    Narrative review, of relevant literature.

    Results

    The majority of the research has focused primarily on the factors related to the patient that interfere with treatment adherence. However, there are studies that seem to indicate that the responsibility for increasing adherence is more related with the health professional than the patient.

    Conclusions

    Through the identification of factors associated with clinicians, we enable the development strategies to increase skills in mental health professionals and that may have an important role in the treatment of patients with psychiatric disorders.

UOW Authors


  •   Cardoso, Ana (external author)
  •   Byrne, Mitch K.
  •   Xavier, Miguel (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Cardoso, A., Byrne, M. & Xavier, M. (2016). Treatment adherence in psychiatric disorders: The impact of the attitudes and beliefs of mental health professionals in psychiatry services in Portugal. Part I: Conceptual and methodological aspects. Revista Portuguesa de Saude Publica, 34 (3), 209-219.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85002425502

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3658&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2656

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 209

End Page


  • 219

Volume


  • 34

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Portugal