Testing the hypothesis of subtypes of nonadherence in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: A prospective study
Dulcinea Vega, Department of Psychiatry, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35016, Las Palmas, The Canary Islands, Spain
Dulcinea Vega, Francisco J Acosta, Department of Psychiatry, Insular University Hospital of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35016, Las Palmas, The Canary Islands, Spain
Francisco J Acosta, Department of Mental Health General Management of Healthcare Programs, Canary Islands Health Service, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35004, Las Palmas, The Canary Islands, Spain
Francisco J Acosta, Research Network on Health Services for Chronic Conditions (REDISSEC), Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid 28029, Spain
Pedro Saavedra, Department of Mathematics, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35016, Las Palmas, The Canary Islands, Spain
Author contributions: Acosta FJ designed the study and wrote the protocol, wrote the first draft of the manuscript, and coordinated the project; Vega D managed the literature searches and was in charge of the recruitment and assessments of all patients; Saavedra P was in charge of data management and undertook the statistical analysis; and all authors contributed to and have approved the final manuscript.
Supported by College of Physicians of Las Palmas, No. I03/19.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of Insular University Hospital of Gran Canaria, Approval No. CEIm-CHUIMI-2016/893.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to report.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement—checklist of items, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement—checklist of items.
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Corresponding author: Francisco J Acosta, MD, PhD, Doctor, Department of Mental Health General Management of Healthcare Programs, Canary Islands Health Service, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35004, Las Palmas, The Canary Islands, Spain. email@example.com
Received: August 4, 2020
Peer-review started: August 4, 2020
First decision: September 21, 2020
Revised: October 2, 2020
Accepted: October 20, 2020
Article in press: October 20, 2020
Published online: November 19, 2020