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The aim of this search is to realize the subjective experiences of employment among schizophrenic patients by qualitative analysis. We plan to recruit 50 people diagnosed with schizophrenia and divide into two groups, employment and unemployment. Every subjects will complete the demographic data, the evaluation of severity of disease, the record of medication and an intensive interview about their employment experiences. Finally, we will analysis the thick descriptions to understand how schizophrenic patients interpret their employment experiences and which factors will affect their successful employment.
Time Perspective: Prospective
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:39-0400
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A chronic form of schizophrenia characterized primarily by the presence of persecutory or grandiose delusions, often associated with hallucination.
A type of schizophrenia characterized by abnormality of motor behavior which may involve particular forms of stupor, rigidity, excitement or inappropriate posture.
An obsolete concept, historically used for childhood mental disorders thought to be a form of schizophrenia.
A type of schizophrenia characterized by frequent incoherence; marked loosening of associations, or grossly disorganized behavior and flat or grossly inappropriate affect that does not meet the criteria for the catatonic type; associated features include extreme social withdrawal, grimacing, mannerisms, mirror gazing, inappropriate giggling, and other odd behavior. (Dorland, 27th ed)
An antipsychotic agent used in schizophrenia.
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