Payment to the people who receive their medications seems to improve long term adherence to the medications. So - one more strategy for families:
This recent paper by Priebe and colleagues (2016) provides follow-up data from an original trial which explored the impact of paying service users to receive their depot of long-acting injectable antipsychotic (LAI).
At 12 months, adherence was 71% in the control group and 85% in the intervention group. The financial incentives had a statistically significant effect at this stage, which is why the first publication had a positive conclusion.
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