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| Published: March 31, 2019

Effect of Supportive Psychotherapy on Daily Functioning of Individual with Schizophrenia

Prakash Kumar Mahanta ,

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Clinical Psychology, RINPAS, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

Madhu Kumari Gupta ,

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Clinical Psychology, RINPAS, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

K.S.Sengar

Additional Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology, RINPAS, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.106/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.106

ABSTRACT

Background: The term schizophrenia was introduced into the medical language at the beginning of 20th century by the Swiss psychiatrist Bleuler. It is refers to a major mental disorder, or group of disorders, which involves a complex set of disturbances of thinking, perception, affect and social and interpersonal behaviour. Aim: The present study is to determine the “Effect of Supportive Psychotherapy on daily functioning of Individual with Schizophrenia for effective treatment, there is a need to provide data on supportive psychotherapy. Methods: A hospital based study conducted with 16 male inpatients were selected (8 patients for experimental and 8 for control group) according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. Assessment tools were used:-Socio-Demographic Data Sheet and Cognitive Symptoms Check list (CSC). Experimental group was given supportive psychotherapy for 06 weeks (12 individual sessions) individually and group basis. Result and conclusion:  The study concluded that significant improvement on daily functioning of the individual with schizophrenia who received supportive psychotherapy session. 
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Prakash Kumar Mahanta @ j12pkmahanta@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.106/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.106

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019

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