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  1. Informing patients about tardive dyskinesia : Controlled trial of patient education.

    Article - En anglais

    Background This paper evaluates the effects on knowledge and clinical stability ofan educational intervention about tardive dyskinesia.

    Method Fifty-six patients receiving antipsychotic maintenance completed a questionnaire assessing their knowledge about tardive dyskinesia.

    After random allocation to either an educational intervention or a control group, their knowledge was reassessed at six months.

    Results Ninety-five percentofpatients completed the study The study patients gained significantly more knowledge than the controls, who made modest gains.

    There were no significant differences in clinical outcome between the groups.

    Conclusion Patients can learn about serious toxic effects of antipsychotic treatment with a low risk of non-compliance.

    Discussion abouttardive dyskinesia is necessary in the process of obtaining informed consent to treatment.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Schizophrénie, Trouble humeur, Toxicité, Neuroleptique, Psychotrope, Facteur risque, Dyskinésie, Tardif, Education santé, Connaissance, Attitude, Observance médicamenteuse, Observance thérapeutique, Consentement éclairé, Ethique, Homme, Psychose, Système nerveux pathologie, Trouble neurologique, Mouvement involontaire, Extrapyramidal syndrome

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Schizophrenia, Mood disorder, Toxicity, Neuroleptic, Psychotropic, Risk factor, Dyskinesia, Late, Health education, Knowledge, Attitude, Drug compliance, Treatment compliance, Informed consent, Ethics, Human, Psychosis, Nervous system diseases, Neurological disorder, Involuntary movement, Extrapyramidal syndrome

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0100545

    Code Inist : 002B02U01. Création : 22/06/1998.