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Social Functioning in Schizophrenia

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: December 25, 2008
Last updated: December 26, 2008
Last verified: December 2008
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.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
1: employment
2: unemployment


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
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  More Information Identifier: NCT00814996     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-96-C-036
Study First Received: December 25, 2008
Last Updated: December 26, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 18, 2017