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Cognitive Functioning Related to Job Tenure Among Patients With Schizophrenia

This study has been completed.
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Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: February 4, 2009
Last updated: February 5, 2009
Last verified: February 2009
The aim of this research is to explore which cognitive function would affect the job tenure among people with schizophrenia. The investigators plan to recruit 60 people diagnosed with schizophrenia and divide into two groups, employment and unemployment. The investigators will use several cognitive function tests to collect their cognitive functions and PANSS to evaluate their psychotic symptoms. And then the investigators will compare and analysis the data through statistic software. Finally, the investigators will have the answer about if cognitive functions would affect the job tenure among people with schizophrenia. And the investigators hope that we could get the predict factor of cognitive function to predict the successful employment in future.


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: December 2008

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, 18~44y/o

Exclusion Criteria:

  • substance abuse
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Responsible Party: Research Ethics Review Committee, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT00838123     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-96-C-044
Study First Received: February 4, 2009
Last Updated: February 5, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017