Psychosocial skills training on social functioning and quality of life in the treatment of schizophrenia: a controlled study in Turkey


Yildiz M. , Veznedaroglu B., Eryavuz A., Kayahan B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.8, pp.219-225, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/13651500410005595
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.219-225

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the impact of a psychosocial skills training program, consisting of psychoeducation, interpersonal group therapy and family education incorporated into social skills training, as an integrative approach on social functioning and quality of life of patients with schizophrenia, in comparison to standard care for an 8-month period.