Family Support and Its Effects on Avoiding the Complexity of Schizophrenia “A Field Study on a Wide Sample of Schizophrenia”
International Journal of Education, Culture and Society
Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2018, Pages: 61-67
Received: Jun. 10, 2018; Accepted: Jul. 5, 2018; Published: Oct. 29, 2018
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Laid Fekih, Department of Psychology, University of Tlemcen, Tlemcen, Algeria
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This research aims to assess, compare and identify the effect of family support on the improvement or complexity of psychopathological schizophrenia case through evaluation of symptoms especially that is a chronic disorder that needs long-term care and assistance. The method used in this research is purely clinical and descriptive following the collected data from the sample of 150 schizophrenic patients suffering from different psychopathological forms, were followed up during two years. The findings of this research were: Only 47% schizophrenic receive the true support from their family. There is a negative correlation (rpb = - 0.75 p < 0.001) between “family support” and the “complexity of disease”. There was statistical significant difference (0.01) between schizophrenia cases that receives support and those who do not receive it in terms of behavioral and cognitive symptoms in favor of schizophrenia receiving family support. No effect was observed between them in term of the conviction of delusional beliefs.
Family Support, Improvement, Complexity, Schizophrenia
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Laid Fekih, Family Support and Its Effects on Avoiding the Complexity of Schizophrenia “A Field Study on a Wide Sample of Schizophrenia”, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2018, pp. 61-67. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20180303.14
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