The concept of remission for people with schizophrenia

Ford, Keith (2010) The concept of remission for people with schizophrenia. Mental Health Practice, 13 (5). pp. 22-25. ISSN 1465-8720

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/mhp2010.02.13.5.22.c7530

Abstract

This article discusses the concept of remission as a transition to health for people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia: it is defined as a stage in which the service user's symptoms are reduced significantly over a period of time. The author describes a newly adapted remission criteria scale that could be used as a tool for practitioners to demonstrate progress objectively, and give service users hope as they move towards acceptance back into society.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adapted Positive and Negative Symptom Syndrome (PANSS) scale, social exclusion
Subjects: B700 Nursing
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2011 15:01
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 11:48
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4078

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