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Cognitive behaviour therapy versus specific pharmacological treatments for schizophrenia

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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 specific adjunct pharmacological treatments.

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

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