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| Published: March 31, 2020

A study on false memory and global function in patients with schizophrenia on remission period and to compare with the normal individual

S. Alankritha

Research Schlor, Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Mental Health, Kilpauk, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Mrs. A. G. Shanthi

Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Mental Health, Kilpauk, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.136/20200801

DOI: 10.25215/0801.136

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The present study has been carried out to assess the influence of false memory between patients with schizophrenia on remission and normal group. Schizophrenia with remission phases who are attending Industrial training centre in Inpatient ward of Institute of Mental Health, Chennai where taken for the study. The design used in the present study was a descriptive study. SAMPLE: The total sample size is 60 among which 30 patient of each group (13 female and 17 male respectively), A purposive sampling technique was followed for the collection of sample, PANSS (Positive and negative syndrome scale) and GAF (Global assessment function), were assessed initially the patients who scored mild to moderate  level of functioning are included for the study. For both the group false memory episodes are assessed. Results concluded that schizophrenia on remission has made higher amount of causal, plausible and intrusion error and both groups has committed more or less equal amount of extra error, the present study revealed that patients with schizophrenia on remission has made higher number of errors in false memory when compared to the normal group.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.136/20200801

10.25215/0801.136

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 1, January-March, 2020