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Negative Symptoms and Avoidance of Social Interaction: A Study of Non-Verbal Behaviour.
BACKGROUND: Non-verbal behaviour is fundamental to social interaction. Patients with schizophrenia display an expressivity deficit of non-verbal behaviour, exhibiting behaviour that differs from both healthy subjects and ...
[How does the quality of life of long-term hospitalized psychiatric patients change after their discharge into the community?].
In the Berlin deinstitutionalisation study, quality of life in 134 long-term hospitalised psychiatric patients was examined twice: Discharged patients were interviewed again one year after their return to the community, ...
Correspondence between negative symptoms and potential sources of secondary negative symptoms over time.
There has been a debate in the literature about the distinction between primary and secondary negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Our aim was to study the associations between negative symptoms and potential sources of ...
Staff and patient perspectives on therapeutic engagement during one-to-one observation.
WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: One-to-one observation uses continuous staff observation to safeguard patients judged likely to harm themselves or others. Policies increasingly mandate that staff engage therapeutically with ...
Psychopathological Symptoms and Satisfaction with Mental Health in Patients with Schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND: The patient's view of their mental health is a central aspect in research and practice. Yet, little is known about which psychopathological symptoms are linked with patients' satisfaction with their mental ...
Attitudes towards severe mental illness and social distance: A survey of volunteer befrienders in Austria.
BACKGROUND: Research suggests there is a propensity for people in the general population to distance themselves from people with severe mental illness (SMI), which reportedly decreases with increased contact with individuals ...