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Qualitative Analysis on the Experiences of Employment Among Schizophrenic Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00423033
First Posted: January 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2008
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Information provided by:
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  Purpose
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.

Condition
Schizophrenia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Schizophrenia
  • > high school
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00423033


Locations
Taiwan
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Investigators
Study Chair: Hsin-yen Wu, Master Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00423033     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-95-c-046
First Submitted: January 14, 2007
First Posted: January 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders