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Table 4 Factors measured in the early stages of the recovery phase

From: The development and trial of a medication discontinuation program in the department of forensic psychiatry

  Intervention group ( n= 7) Non-intervention group ( n= 17)
Gender Male: 6, Female: 1 Male: 15, Female: 2
Age 45.3 ± 9.3 43.1 ± 11.4
Full-scale IQ 91.7 ± 14.7 92.8 ± 15.1
Years of education 15.4 ± 2.5 14.4 ± 2.6
DUP (year) 7.5 ± 7.5 3.2 ± 4.6
Treatment duration (year) 3.0 ± 4.5 9.8 ± 12.6
GAF 52.4 ± 7.1 53.1 ± 10.2
Family members living together Present: 4 Present: 14
Absent: 3 Absent: 3
Main antipsychotic drug OLZ: 5 OLZ: 10
RIS: 3
RIS: 2 QTP: 3
ARP: 1
CP equivalents (mg) 414.3 ± 211.6 698.9 ± 498.2
Self-discontinuation of antipsychotic medication Present: 4 Present: 14
Absent: 3 Absent: 3
  1. DUP duration of untreated psychosis, GAF Global Assessment of Functioning, CP chlorpromazine, OLZ olanzapine, RIS risperidone, QTP quetiapine, ARP aripiprazole.