"An SMS-based intervention seems feasible and acceptable for enhancing medication adherence," concluded the researchers, who noted that further studies are needed to confirm whether this kind of intervention could be a complementary strategy to optimize treatment adherence in schizophrenia.
Read what APA President-elect Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., says about the future of treatment for schizophrenia patients in Psychiatric News here. And Psychiatric Services has published a study that found text messaging effective in reminding patients about upcoming appointments at a mental health center. Read that study here.
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