What is the evidence on the benefits of early intervention on patients who are diagnosed with schizophrenia?
Clinical Bottom Line
Persons at risk for developing schizophrenia, or who have been diagnosed with the illness, experience greater benefits for symptom management when given the opportunity to actively participate in their treatment, than when receiving only medication as a treatment.
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Bartleson, Erica, "Can early intervention in patients with schizophrenia lessen the intensity of symptoms?" (2009). Mental Health CATs. 3.