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Columbia leads national effort to develop early intervention for schizophrenia
Date:7/21/2009

to engage the patient and their family in the treatment process to encourage patient retention.

"New Yorkers can be proud that this intensive effort to forestall the disability associated with schizophrenia will be led by researchers in New York State," says Michael F. Hogan, Ph.D., Commissioner of the New York State Office of Mental Health. "New approaches to the treatment of schizophrenia will be tested, emphasizing aggressive interventions as early as possible. These new approaches are aimed at helping people and their families to live with the illness and successfully transition to adult life. The Office of Mental Health intends to use the findings of these projects to help transform the care for all New Yorkers with serious mental illness."

Schizophrenia: Often Considered the Most Serious, Intractable Mental Illness

Schizophrenia affects just over one percent of the adult population. The disease often strikes in the college or early adult years, and although many experience a substantial recovery, many others experience substantial and lifelong disability. People with schizophrenia are over-represented on disability rolls, and among the homeless and imprisoned. Their unemployment rate is more than 70 percent, and the lifetime suicide rate for people with the disease is over ten percent. People with schizophrenia occupy approximately 25 percent of the nation's hospital beds (Wallis & Willwerth, 1992).


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