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    Thirty-four % (n = 12) of service customers reported that they would like to modify the way they followed their treatment recommendations, with 20 (n = 7) wanting to follow them much more closely and 14 (n = 5) much less closely. Sixty-six percent (n = 23) did not wish to modify the way they followed recommendations. Of these who did not desire to transform the way they followed their recommendations, only 57 (n = 13) reported that they followed recommendations exactly. This implies that practically a third of service customers (29 , n = ten) didn’t take medication as advised and had been satisfied with their level of adherence (Table 3). Service users have been asked to price their satisfaction with their existing medication on a scale of 1 (not at all happy) to 5 (really satisfied) (Figure 1). They have been also asked to price their satisfaction with their existing supportGibson et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013, 13153 httpwww.biomedcentral.com1471-244X13Page 4 ofTable 1 What service customers do self-reported service user behavioursSelf-reported service user behaviour Service customers who reported following suggestions exactly Service customers who described intentionally andor unintentionally undertaking anything distinct to suggestions Service users who described intentionally performing a thing distinct to suggestions Of those two or more occasions a month Intentionally taking significantly less medication Intentionally taking additional medication Service users who described unintentionally undertaking one thing contrary to suggestions Of these 2 or more times a month Forgot to take medication Symptoms prevented taking medication Unable to motivate self to take medication Sensible motives Unsure about recommendations Lost prescription 1225 (48) 1725 (68) 1225 (48) 1225 (48) 925 (36) 525 (20) 125 (4) 919 (47) 1219 (63) 1219 (63) 2535 (71) Service users (no.total ) 1635 (46) 2735 (77)Table two 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 exact same valence Occasions on which service users’ expectation of a adverse outcome was followed by an outcome from the exact same valence Occasions on which service users’ expectation of a optimistic outcome was followed by an outcome of unfavorable valence Occasions on which service customers correctly predicted positive or negative valence from the outcome of carrying out anything contrary to suggestions. Occasions of intentional non-adherence (no. total ) 1833 (55)55 (100)1935 (54)1533 (45)2338 (61)fantastic a life as you can or insofar as it was necessary to avoid adverse consequences “To remain in one particular piece, remain balanced” (P13) “In order to obtain the pretty best out of life and remain safe” (P1) “Meds retain my head just above water, failing taking them…I and people around me pay the price” (P41) “buymce Scared of getting sectioned and I dislike some of the Schizophrenia symptoms” (P35) This subtheme was additional supported by service users’ causes for satisfaction with their current medication “As lengthy as I am on medication I haven’t been ill” (P11) “I began to get my life back and have some degree of normality” (P39) Conversely, dissatisfaction with present medication appeared to reflect the strategies in which medication failed to assistance `living well’, one example is problems with sideeffects, lac.