Journal article

Longitudinal determinants of client treatment satisfaction in an intensive first-episode psychosis treatment programme

Lisa N Cruz, Emily Kline, Larry J Seidman, Kyle S Minor, Eric C Meyer, Carina Iati, Suzanna V Zimmet, Michelle Friedman-Yakoobian



AIM: Previous evidence demonstrates that higher treatment satisfaction is strongly associated with improved clinical outcomes and functioning. The aim of the current study is to explore potential associations between clinical and demographic attributes, as well as changes in role, social and cognitive functioning occurring over the course of treatment, on self-reported treatment satisfaction within the context of an intensive first-episode psychosis intervention programme. METHODS: Forty-four young adults attending a first-episode psychosis treatment programme completed a battery of clinical and neuropsychological measures at intake to the programme and again after 6 months of treatment. A m..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to acknowledge the many researchers and study staff members involved in the trial globally. This research was initiated by the investigator, Professor Patrick D McGorry, and is sponsored by Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health. The project has received funding from Stanley Medical Research Institute (07TGF-1102) and a NHMRC Program Grant (5566529). PM is supported by a NHMRC Research Fellowship (APP1060996), BN is supported by a NHMRC CDF (APP1027532) and AY is supported by a NHMRC Research Fellowship (566593).