Qualitative Analysis on the Experiences of Employment Among Schizophrenic Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : December 29, 2008
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Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Brief Summary:
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 or disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : March 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Schizophrenia
  • > high school

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00423033

Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Study Chair: Hsin-yen Wu, Master Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT00423033     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-95-c-046
First Posted: January 17, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

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