Empowerment and its Associations in Schizophrenia: A Cross-sectional Study

Jana, Amlan Kusum and Ram, Daya and Praharaj, Samir Kumar (2014) Empowerment and its Associations in Schizophrenia: A Cross-sectional Study. Community Mental Health Journal, 50 (6). pp. 697-701. ISSN 0010-3853

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Empowerment denotes a sense of personal competence which is considered an essential requisite of fair outcome in schizophrenia. The current study assessed empowerment along with other relevant variables in patients with schizophrenia and a comparison group. Hierarchical multiple linear regression analysis identified independent living skills survey score and perceived social support as predicting empowerment in patients with schizophrenia, suggesting a correlational relationship. Empowerment could be a treatment goal in schizophrenia and independent living skills as well as perceived social support could be the mediating factors.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Schizophrenia ; Empowerment ; Independent living skills ; Perceived social support.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2014 09:27
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2014 09:27
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140207

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