Intervention Protocol

Cognitive behaviour therapy versus standard care for schizophrenia

  1. Chris Jones2,
  2. Colin Campbell3,
  3. Irene Cormac4,
  4. David Hacker5,
  5. Alan Meaden5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

Published Online: 8 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007964

How to Cite

Jones C, Campbell C, Cormac I, Hacker D, Meaden A. Cognitive behaviour therapy versus standard care for schizophrenia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007964. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007964.

Author Information

  1. 2

    University of Southampton, Public Health Sciences and Medical Statistics, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    St Michael's Hospital, South Warwickshire Combined Care Centre Trust, Warwick, UK

  3. 4

    Rampton Hospital, Fleming House, Retford, Notts, UK

  4. 5

    Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK

*Christopher Jones, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 8 JUL 2009




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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness of adjunct cognitive behavioural therapy for people with schizophrenia compared to standard care alone.

To compare the effect the following variables have on outcome:

(i) people in their first episode of illness with those who have a longer history of illness
(ii) level of therapist experience and qualification
(iii) length of treatment/number of sessions.