Finally, Dr. Liberman suggests that some information on what happens when supports are discontinued should be made available. He makes the important point that, in other types of programs, such as the Program of Assertive Community Treatment, which rely on supports, regression to baseline levels of functioning and symptom levels is common when treatment ends. Compensatory treatment provides both supports and training in the use of supports, and anecdotal information suggests that approximately one-half of the patients who undergo cognitive adaptation training are able to maintain the gains made during treatment over the next 6 months. However, as in other supportive treatments, many patients return to baseline levels of functioning when treatment is stopped. We have several studies ongoing or proposed that will attempt to identify the characteristics of patients who are able to maintain gains in treatment versus those who need continued assistance.