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Quality of life of schizophrenic patient in Bangladesh

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dc.contributor.advisor Mir Hasan Shakil Mahmud
dc.contributor.author Yeasmin, Bushra
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-27T06:25:09Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-27T06:25:09Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/172
dc.description This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2015 en_US
dc.description.abstract Abstract Background: Schizophrenia is one of the disabling mental disorders which affect individuals thinking ability, social interaction or attention. It affects person entire QOL. QOL is important for every person. This study was focused on to find out the QOL of schizophrenic patient in Bangladesh. Objectives: The objectives were to determine the effect of schizophrenia regarding physical and psychological health, social relationship and environmental health among schizophrenic patient. Methodology: Cross sectional survey design of quantitative method was used to conduct this study. The convenience sampling procedure was used throughout the process of participant‟s selection. The study was carried out at NIMH & H. Eighty three (83) participants were selected to complete the research. Data was collected by using face to face interview with a structured questionnaire and data was analysed by using the SPSS, version 17. Result and Discussion: It was found that most of the participants lead poor to moderate QOL in four domains of the WHOQOL-Bref scale. Total mean scores were for physical health (mean 2.7; SD +0.106); psychological health (mean 2.108; SD +0.0787); social relationship (mean 2.226; SD +0.116) and environmental health (mean 2.47; SD +0.077). In this study, schizophrenic patient‟s QOL poor on psychological domain in Bangladesh. It was also found statistically significance with age and social relationship domain (p value 0.005< 0.05); marital status and physical health domain (p value 0.004< 0.05); educational level and physical health domain (p value 0.005< 0.05) and environmental health domain (p value 0.025< 0.05). There were no statistically significant difference between gender and other variables. Conclusion: Schizophrenia affects all aspects of person‟s life such as physically, psychologically, socially and economically. Schizophrenic patient as well as their family member led very poor quality of life. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (The academic institute of CRP), University of Dhaka en_US
dc.subject Schizophrenia en_US
dc.subject Quality of life, Bangladesh en_US
dc.subject Schizophrenic psychology en_US
dc.subject Schizophrenia therapy en_US
dc.title Quality of life of schizophrenic patient in Bangladesh en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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