Drug non-compliance among different types of psychiatric patients

Moghadamnia, M. and Moghadamnia, M.M. and Poorfarzam, S. and Tabatabaee, Z. and Sharif, M.R. (2013) Drug non-compliance among different types of psychiatric patients. Life Science Journal, 10 (4). pp. 2536-2541.

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Non-compliance in medication denotes the failure or refusal of an individual to take the prescribed medications as recommended by the medical practitioner. Compliance is adhering to the prescription of oral or other forms of medication as stipulated by the medical practitioner. Medication compliance affects intervention outcomes. Therefore, this study seeks to examine medication compliance among psychiatric patients. The majority of the participants have anxiety disorders, followed by depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder(OCD). Anxiety and depression disorders were the most common disorders between non-compliance patients. Most patients with non compliance medication were in the anxiety disorders and depression disorders groups. most of patient were unemployed or housewife that we include both groups as an un-employed group.

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Clinical Sciences > Department of Pediatrics
Depositing User: editor . 2
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2017 17:05
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2017 17:05
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/578

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