Merging Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions in Schizophrenia
AbstractPsychosocial interventions are an essential part of the treatment for people with severe mental illness such as schizophrenia. The criteria regarding what makes an intervention “evidence-based” along with a current list of evidence-based interventions are presented. Although many evidence-based interventions exist, implementation studies reveal that few, if any, are ever implemented in a given setting. Various theories and approaches have been developed to better understand and overcome implementation obstacles. Among these, merging two evidence-based interventions, or offering an evidence-based intervention within an evidence-based service, are increasingly being reported and studied in the literature. Five such merges are presented, along with their empirical support: cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) with skills training; CBT and family psychoeducation; supported employment (SE) and skills training; SE and cognitive remediation; and SE and CBT. View Full-Text
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Lecomte, T.; Corbière, M.; Simard, S.; Leclerc, C. Merging Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions in Schizophrenia. Behav. Sci. 2014, 4, 437-447.
Lecomte T, Corbière M, Simard S, Leclerc C. Merging Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions in Schizophrenia. Behavioral Sciences. 2014; 4(4):437-447.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lecomte, Tania; Corbière, Marc; Simard, Stéphanie; Leclerc, Claude. 2014. "Merging Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions in Schizophrenia." Behav. Sci. 4, no. 4: 437-447.