Journal article

"I think that everybody should be involved": What informs experiences of shared decision-making in supporting people living with schizophrenia spectrum disorders?

Elise Rose Carrotte, Michael Everitt Hartup, Benjamin Lee-Bates, Michelle Blanchard

Patient Education and Counseling | Elsevier BV | Published : 2020


OBJECTIVE: To identify facilitators and barriers associated with shared decision-making (SDM) in Australians affected by schizophrenia spectrum disorders. METHODS: We surveyed 78 participants with lived experience and held 12 in-depth interviews, including seven carers. RESULTS: A multiple linear regression model identified two independent variables significantly associated with degree of SDM: Personal Wellbeing Index scores (ß = .32, t = 3.3, p = .001) and treatment satisfaction rating (ß =.46, t = 4.7, p < .001), indicating that higher personal wellbeing and higher treatment satisfaction were significantly related to higher degree of SDM. Two key themes were identified through interview da..

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