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    , there were nevertheless some occasions (n = five) on which service users chose to not comply with recommendations in spite of expecting damaging consequences (Table 2). Thirty-four percent (n = 12) of service users reported that they would like to alter the way they followed their therapy recommendations, with 20 (n = 7) wanting to comply with them much more closely and 14 (n = 5) much less closely. Sixty-six percent (n = 23) did not wish to adjust the way they followed recommendations. Of these who didn’t desire to alter the way they followed their suggestions, only 57 (n = 13) reported that they followed suggestions precisely. This implies that practically a third of service users (29 , n = 10) did not take medication as suggested and have been delighted with their level of adherence (Table three). Service users have been asked to rate their satisfaction with their present medication on a scale of 1 (not at all happy) to five (really satisfied) (Figure 1). They have been also asked to price their satisfaction with their Avadomide MedChemExpress current supportGibson et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013, 13153 httpwww.biomedcentral.com1471-244X13Page four ofTable 1 What service customers do self-reported service user behavioursSelf-reported service user behaviour Service users who reported following recommendations exactly Service customers who described intentionally andor unintentionally carrying out a thing different to recommendations Service customers who described intentionally performing a thing different to suggestions Of those 2 or a lot more times a month Intentionally taking significantly less medication Intentionally taking additional medication Service customers who described unintentionally carrying out a thing contrary to suggestions Of these two or more occasions a month Forgot to take medication Symptoms prevented taking medication Unable to motivate self to take medication Practical causes Unsure about suggestions 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 2 Service user expectations and outcomes selfreported service user behavioursSelf-reported service user behaviour Occasions on which service users’ expectation of a optimistic outcome was followed by an outcome from the similar valence Occasions on which service users’ expectation of a adverse outcome was followed by an outcome on the same valence Occasions on which service users’ expectation of a constructive outcome was followed by an outcome of damaging valence Occasions on which service customers correctly predicted constructive or adverse valence on the outcome of performing a thing contrary to recommendations. Occasions of intentional non-adherence (no. total ) 1833 (55)55 (100)1935 (54)1533 (45)2338 (61)fantastic a life as you possibly can or insofar since it was necessary to keep away from negative consequences “To keep in one particular piece, remain balanced” (P13) “In order to get the pretty greatest out of life and stay safe” (P1) “Meds maintain my head just above water, failing taking them…I and folks around me spend the price” (P41) “Scared of becoming sectioned and I dislike many of the Schizophrenia symptoms” (P35) This subtheme was further supported by service users’ factors for satisfaction with their present medication “As extended as I am on medication I haven’t been ill” (P11) “I started to have my life back and have some degree of normality” (P39) Conversely, dissatisfaction with current medication appeared to reflect the techniques in which medication failed to assistance `living well’, for instance complications with sideeffects, lac.