Coping with schizophrenia: patterns in later adulthood.

@article{Solano2001CopingWS,
  title={Coping with schizophrenia: patterns in later adulthood.},
  author={Nancy Solano and Susan Krauss Whitbourne},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  year={2001},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
By exploring the subjective experience of older people, this study investigated whether the coping framework developed with younger adults with schizophrenia could be applied to people with schizophrenia over the age of 50 years. Fifteen participants diagnosed with schizophrenia, over the age of 50, were recruited from clubhouses and given a semi-structured interview to identify what, if any, coping strategies were used to manage persistent symptoms. The results indicated that the coping… CONTINUE READING

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