, there had been still some occasions (n = 5) on which service users chose
BMC Psychiatry 2013, 13153 httpwww.biomedcentral.com1471-244X13Page four ofTable 1 What service users do self-reported service user behavioursSelf-reported service user behaviour Service users who reported following recommendations specifically Service customers who described intentionally andor unintentionally undertaking anything different to recommendations Service users who described intentionally undertaking anything diverse to recommendations Of those two or extra times a month Intentionally taking much less medication Intentionally taking additional medication Service customers who described unintentionally performing a thing contrary to recommendations Of these two or a lot more instances a month β-NM Protocol Forgot to take medication Symptoms prevented taking medication Unable to motivate self to take medication Practical causes Unsure about recommendations Lost prescription 1225 (48) 1725 (68) 1225 (48) 1225 (48) 925 (36) 525 (20) 125 (four) 919 (47) 1219 (63) 1219 (63) 2535 (71) Service customers (no.total ) 1635 (46) 2735 (77)Table two Service user expectations and outcomes selfreported service user behavioursSelf-reported service user behaviour Occasions on which service users' expectation of a positive outcome was followed by an outcome of your identical valence Occasions on which service users' expectation of a adverse outcome was followed by an outcome from the same valence Occasions on which service users' expectation of a positive outcome was followed by an outcome of unfavorable valence Occasions on which service customers appropriately predicted good or negative valence from the outcome of carrying out anything contrary to recommendations. total ) 1833 (55)55 (100)1935 (54)1533 (45)2338 (61)superior a life as possible or insofar because it was necessary to steer clear of adverse consequences "To stay in one piece, stay balanced" (P13) "In order to get the quite finest out of life and stay safe" (P1) "Meds preserve my head just above water, failing taking them...I and persons about me spend the price" (P41) "Scared of being sectioned and I dislike some of the Schizophrenia symptoms" (P35) This subtheme was additional supported by service users' factors for satisfaction with their existing medication "As lengthy as I'm on medication I have not been ill" (P11) "I began to obtain my life back and have some degree of normality" (P39) Conversely, dissatisfaction with existing medication appeared to reflect the ways in which medication failed to support `living well', for instance complications with sideeffects, lac., there have been nevertheless some occasions (n = five) on which service users chose to not adhere to recommendations in spite of expecting damaging consequences (Table 2). Thirty-four % (n = 12) of service customers reported that they would like to alter the way they followed their remedy suggestions, with 20 (n = 7) wanting to stick to them far more closely and 14 (n = 5) much less closely. Sixty-six % (n = 23) did not desire to change the way they followed suggestions. Of these who did not choose to transform the way they followed their suggestions, only 57 (n = 13) reported that they followed recommendations exactly. This means that nearly a third of service users (29 , n = 10) did not take medication as advisable and have been delighted with their degree of adherence (Table 3). Service customers were asked to price their satisfaction with their current medication on a scale of 1 (not at all happy) to 5 (extremely happy) (Figure 1).