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Table 8 Medication adherence at 6-month follow-up

From: Medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia: a qualitative study of the patient process in motivational interviewing

Baseline Patient process Observed cases (n = 13) LCS-score patienta LCS-score physiciana LCS-score carera
Not-ambivalent Remained not-ambivalent Motivation for medication adherence case 9 4
case 10
case 11 5 5 5
case 12 4 5 5
No motivation for medication adherence case 3
case 7
Ambivalent Ambivalence, solved Motivation for medication adherence case 5 5 5
case 13
case 14
Ambivalence, not solved Ambivalent on medication adherence case 1 4 4
case 4
case 6 3 2 2
case 8
  1. aLCS = Life Chart Score-adherence item [20]. Judged by patient, caregiver and/or physician. Score 1 = prescribed medication never taken; score 2 = took less than 50%; score 3 = took more than 50%; score 4 = nearly always took the prescribed medication; score 5 = always took the prescribed medication