| Published: February 22, 2021
Efficacy of rehabilitation in management of schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a chronic, stress-related and neurobiological disorder characterized by disturbances in the form and content of an individual’s thought and perceptual processes, affect and social and instrumental role behavior. Psychiatric rehabilitation denotes wide range of interventions to help people with disabilities due to mental illness in improving their functioning, quality of life, and recovery by enhancing the opportunities, skills and supports they need to succeed in regular adult roles and in the environments of their choice. Rehabilitation interventions have been developed to improve functional outcomes and to promote recovery. The purpose of this article is to study the efficacy of rehabilitation in the management of schizophrenia. Literature has been searched of both electronic databases including PubMed and manual searches. It can be said that rehabilitation in schizophrenia is an integrated approach that incorporates early detection and treatment of schizophrenia symptoms, collaboration between person with schizophrenia and caregivers in managing treatment, family and social supports and training in social, instrumental and coping skills has been documented to improve the course and outcome of schizophrenia as measured by symptoms recurrence, social functioning and quality of life.
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© 2021, Kharb A., Lamba N. & Kumar P.
Received: November 27, 2020; Revision Received: February 06, 2021; Accepted: February 22, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021