What matters to patients? A systematic review of preferences for medication-associated outcomes in mental disorders.
Bottom Line: Side effects and symptom outcomes outnumbered functioning and process outcomes.Patients with schizophrenia tended to value disease states as higher and side effects as lower, compared to other stakeholder groups.In depression, the ability to cope with activities was found to be more important than a depressed mood, per se.
Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway.Show MeSH
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Mentions: Two review authors (KN, BFL) independently reviewed all identified titles and abstracts (figure 1). Full text articles were obtained for potentially relevant trials and examined in detail by the same authors. Disagreements were discussed with the principal author (OE) and resolved by consensus.
Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway.