The effects of support groups on caregivers of patients with Schizophrenia

Kuei Ru Chou, Su Yen Liu, Hsin Chu

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摘要

The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of support groups on caregivers of patients with schizophrenia. This was a time series nonequivalent control group design. Subjects were evaluated in three waves of data collection: before intervention, after intervention and one-month follow-up. The support group's effects were measured using changes in the subjects' perceived levels of burden, depression status and satisfaction about their participation in the program. Professionally led support group had a close and time-limited format. The GEE (generalized estimated equation) revealed differences in caregivers' level of burden and depression status between the support and control groups in the post-test and one-month follow-up. The differences highlighted the fact that participation in support groups provides more effective assistance to caregivers than the control group.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)713-722
頁數10
期刊International Journal of Nursing Studies
39
發行號7
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2002
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Self-Help Groups
schizophrenia
Caregivers
caregiver
Schizophrenia
Group
Control Groups
Depression
participation
time series
assistance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Nursing(all)
  • Health(social science)

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The effects of support groups on caregivers of patients with Schizophrenia. / Chou, Kuei Ru; Liu, Su Yen; Chu, Hsin.

於: International Journal of Nursing Studies, 卷 39, 編號 7, 2002, p. 713-722.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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