O Insight nos Doentes Esquizofrénicos - Instrumentos de Avaliação

  • Sandra Almeida Serviço de Psiquiatria, Hospital Prof. Doutor Fernando Fonseca, EPE
  • António Gamito Serviço de Psiquiatria, Hospital Prof. Doutor Fernando Fonseca, EPE
  • Teresa Maia Serviço de Psiquiatria, Hospital Prof. Doutor Fernando Fonseca, EPE
Palavras-chave: insight, esquizofrenia, escalas de avaliação

Resumo

It is frequently reported that schizophrenic patients have poor insight into their illness. Previous research has suggested that poor insight has a neuropsychological aetiology and it may be predictive of the patient's compliance with treatment plans and long-term outcome. The authors present the portuguese adaptation of two scales for inisght assessment: SMUD and ITAQ.
Publicado
2004-12-01
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