Mothers of adult children with schizophrenia: an ethnographic study.

@article{Ryan1993MothersOA,
  title={Mothers of adult children with schizophrenia: an ethnographic study.},
  author={K D Ryan},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={1993},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={21-31}
}
  • K D Ryan
  • Published 1993 in Schizophrenia research
Most recent investigations of families of individuals with schizophrenia have been concerned with the negative impact of the family on the outcome for the ill relative. Although several investigators have documented the consequences of living with a mentally ill relative to family members, there is still a lack of research exploring the broader experience of family members including how they perceive and define the illness experience, and how they actively manage the situation. While mothers… CONTINUE READING