TOKEN ECONOMY APPROACH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: A SHORT REPORT FOR PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

Georgia Maggouritsa, Dimitrios Kokaridas, Konstantinos Bonotis

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The purpose of this study is to provide a short report concerning token economy system application in psychiatry units and connect this approach with physical activity programming, as an effective way to promote psychological benefits, skills and exercise behavior of patients with schizophrenia. Conclusions: Token economy combined with physical activity can be a useful non-pharmaceutical approach that helps patients with schizophrenia to improve psychological aspects and quality of life.

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schizophrenia, token economy, exercise

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