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How much daily sleep do you need ?

You need about 7-8 hours of sleep per 24-hour cycle. Some people, however, are short sleepers and need much less. With aging, your daily requirement of sleep decreases. If you feel fresh in the day, you are getting adequate amount of sleep.  If you are sleep-deprived, you are prone to a number of adverse physical and mental health outcomes. 

Improving Medication Compliance in Psychiatric Patients

 Improving Medication Compliance Mnemonic : Informed Decision Activated Concerning Schizophrenia.  We should give Information before starting the medications. This should include the name, mechanism of action, effects, and side effects of the drugs.  The patient should actively take part in the decision , and he should actively discuss the information with the clinician.  At each visit, the clinician should ask the patient should if they have any CONCERNS or questions about the drug which he should address.  Family therapy for SCHIZOPHRENIA.