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CAPN 16(2): CME test for Adherence to Antipsychotic Therapy: Risk and Protective Factors by Holly E. Semble, B.A. and Michele J. Dadson, Ph.D.

Please identify your answer by checking the appropriate letter that corresponds to your response.


1. Non-adherence includes which of the following?

    A. Failure to take medication
    B. Forgetting to take medications on schedule
    C. Taking some medications and not others
    D. Not filling all prescriptions
    E. All of the above

2. Less time between diagnosis and beginning medication treatment __________ adherence patterns among adolescents.
    A. Decreases
    B. Increases

3. Multiple studies examining adolescent medication adherence have found that substance abuse and non-adherence are related.
    A. True
    B. False

4. For providers, a basic intervention strategy with adolescents to promote adherence is:
    A. Token economy systems
    B. Structured set of guidelines for behavior
    C. Providing materials on side effects, medications, etc.
    D. Changing health belief models

5. Many explanations have been hypothesized as to why substance abuse lowers medication adherence in youth. Choose all that apply.
    A. Scared of adverse reactions when mixing alcohol/drugs and medications
    B. Poor insight and denial of illness
    C. Side effects profile
    D. Decreased self-perception of need of prescription medications


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