| Published: March 31, 2019
Effect of Supportive Psychotherapy on Daily Functioning of Individual with Schizophrenia
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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© 2019, P K Mahanta, M K Gupta & K S Sengar
Received: February 26, 2019; Revision Received: March 22, 2019; Accepted: March 31, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019