Social Functioning in Schizophrenia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 29, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 29, 2008
Information provided by:
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Brief Summary:
There are two research purposes of this study. One is to explore which psychosocial issue or biological issue would affect the social function among people with schizophrenia. The other one is to explore which social function would affect the job tenure among people with schizophrenia. There are 60 participants diagnosed with schizophrenia and divided into two groups, employment and unemployment. we will use several social function tests to collect social function, PANSS to evaluate their psychotic symptoms. And then we will compare and analysis the data through statistic software. Finally, we will have he answer about how social skills affect the social function and which social skill would affect the job tenure among people with schizophrenia.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia
U.S. FDA Resources

1: employment
2: unemployment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • schizophrenia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • substance abuse Identifier: NCT00814996     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-96-C-036
First Posted: December 29, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2008
Last Verified: December 2008

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