Correlates of life satisfaction among psychiatric patients.

  title={Correlates of life satisfaction among psychiatric patients.},
  author={Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen and Heimo T Viinam{\"a}ki and Risto Honkanen and Antti Tanskanen and Risto Antikainen and Leo Niskanen and Juha J{\"a}{\"a}skel{\"a}inen and Johannes Lehtonen},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={94 5},
The aim of this study was to examine the sociodemographic and clinical variables associated with life satisfaction in psychiatric patients. The study population consisted of out-patients and in-patients (n = 1204) treated at the Department of Psychiatry of Kuopio University Hospital in North Savo, Finland, during May 1993. Sociodemographic, psychosocial and clinical correlates of life satisfaction were examined by means of two different questionnaires, one directed at patients and the other… CONTINUE READING

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