JONES M., WHITE J. & GRAY R. (2009) Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing16, 409–415 Partial agonists and schizophrenia: theoretical developments for the development of mental health nursing
People with schizophrenia have a significant impaired quality of life. The paper discusses how partial agonists could improve the quality of life with people with schizophrenia in comparison with treatment with second generation antipsychotics. The paper provides a framework as to how mental health nurses can utilize the clinical benefits of partial agonists through greater application of psychosocial interventions.