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Compliance, persistence, costs and quality of life in young patients treated with antipsychotic drugs: results from the COMETA study

  • Paolo A Cortesi1, 2,
  • Claudio Mencacci3,
  • Ferrannini Luigi4,
  • Elvezio Pirfo5,
  • Patrizia Berto6,
  • Miriam CJM Sturkenboom7,
  • Fabiana L Lopes8,
  • Maria G Giustra8,
  • Lorenzo G Mantovani2, 9Email author and
  • Luciana Scalone1, 2
BMC Psychiatry201313:98

DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-98

Received: 26 September 2012

Accepted: 12 March 2013

Published: 22 March 2013

Authors’ Affiliations

Research Centre on Public Health (CeSP), Univeristy of Milan - Bicocca
CHARTA Foundation
Mental Health Department, Fatebenefratelli Hospital
Departement of Mental Health, ASL
Mental Health Department G. Maccacaro
PBE consulting, Verona, and School of Pharmacy, University of Padua
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Erasmus University Medical Center
Medical Affairs, Janssen-Cilag SpA, Cologno Monzese
Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Chirurgia, Federico II University