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Prof. Peter Haddad Interview - Part 2 of 3
Prof. Haddad talks about the need to engage the family, when possible, in the early stages of the illness. Supportive families usually lead to higher rates of adherence, both with pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. The use of CBT is different stages of the illness is discussed. Prof. Haddad also stresses the importance of informing patients about a range of treatment options, such as CBT, and making sure that they understand and accept their particular course of treatment.
- What do you think is the importance of engaging the family in the early stages of the illness? Are there specific strategies we should be employing?
- You've mentined CBT a couple of times, could you expand on that?
- Do you think non-adherence should be a major focus in psychosocial interventions?
- Would you regard long acting injectibles as a treatment in the early stages?