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Whilst Katherine talks in general terms about spiritual experiences order 1000mg carafate visa gastritis diet 2, Margaret describes how she used to believe the voices she was hearing were real buy 1000mg carafate mastercard gastritis diet . Katherine, 05/02/2009 L: So could you think of any strategies, or anything that you think could be useful to encourage some of these people then to stay adherent? K: Um, it’s really difficult because a lot of them don’t have insight, like a lot of schizophrenics, like you said, think it’s a gift. K: Because they don’t see the, like, they might think, yes they do talk to God and why should I take this medication? Margaret, 04/02/2009 M: I mean I believed in ‘em implicitly til about two to three years back when I thought, you know, this is not a gift. And it was once I started accepting that that I got better and took my medication. In the first extract, Katherine constructs a consumer’s interpretation of their hallucinations as spiritual experiences and not as illness symptoms as a barrier to adherence (“like a lot of schizophrenics, like you said, think it’s a gift. According to Katherine, this type of insight, which again involves a denial of having a mental illness, leads consumers to perceive medication as unnecessary or as interfering with their “gift” and, thus, non- adherence seems a logical choice following this reasoning (“why should I take this medication? Katherine frames overcoming this lack of awareness of illness symptoms as extremely “difficult”, possibly because it involves challenging consumers’ subjective experiences and belief systems. In the second extract, Margaret recalls how she interpreted her symptoms as a “gift” in the past and “believed in” her hallucinations/delusions. Although not included in this extract, during her interview, Margaret stated that she refused to take her medication in the past on the grounds that she did not see the need for it nor did she want her “gift” 96 interfered with. Margaret connects gaining insight and, thus, “accepting” her illness diagnosis “two to three years back”, to improved outcomes and medication adherence (“I got better and took my medication”). The above interviewees both, therefore, frame a lack of awareness of the symptoms of schizophrenia, such as hallucinations, and attributions of symptoms to sources other than mental illness, as negatively influencing adherence; insight into diagnoses and “acceptance” of diagnoses are framed as integral to adherence. That is, consumers may be unaware of the risk of relapse following medication non-adherence. In extracts presented in this sub-code, interviewees frequently attributed medication non-adherence to subjective feelings of improvement or wellness. A common justification for medication non-adherence as a result of feeling better was simply the misperception that they were cured once their symptoms were relieved by medication. It is also possible that some interviewees did not necessarily assume they were cured but did not associate subjective feelings of wellness and symptom relief with taking medication. Interviewees often attributed their past lack of insight which led to non-adherence to inadequate professional advice in relation to the consequences of non-adherence. There was also a tendency for interviewees to normalize the process of becoming non-adherent once symptoms were relieved from medication by making comparisons to people who discontinued 97 medications for physical conditions. Following relapses, many interviewees reported having learned that they were not cured when they started to feel better and that they required maintenance medication. Thus, the process of becoming non-adherent and relapsing is depicted as leading to gains in insight for consumers, positively influencing future adherence. The following extracts represent those that clearly illustrate a lack of awareness about the risk of relapse. Both interviewees attributed their non- adherence to feeling well on medication and, therefore, assuming that they no longer required it. Do you remember what sorts of things, like, what made you decide to stop taking your medication at that point? The above extracts represent typical attributions for non-adherence amongst interviewees. Fairly self-explanatory, feeling “well” or “better” is linked to failure to perceive a need for medication (“I don’t need it”) or 98 oneself as at risk of relapse to non-adherence. Thus, it could be interpreted that Gary and Ruth, above, lacked the insight to associate illness stability with taking medication. Following a positive response to medication, they may have either assumed that the medication cured them or that their illness had passed and, therefore, felt that they no longer required it.