Schizophrenic Patients’ Poor Perception in Personal Hygiene

  title={Schizophrenic Patients’ Poor Perception in Personal Hygiene},
  author={Yung-Ching Hsu and Wei Lin and Hsien-Wen Kuo},
  journal={Mental health in family medicine},
  • Y. HsuWei LinH. Kuo
  • Published 30 March 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Mental health in family medicine
Schizophrenia is a chronic and debilitating neuropsychiatric disorder, characterized by heterogeneous symptoms, including positive symptoms (e.g., delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized thoughts) and negative symptoms (e.g., flattened affect, poverty of speech, and social withdrawal) [1]. Patients with Schizophrenia typically have poor grooming and self-care skills, which affect their social relationships and their chances of successful incorporation into their communities [2,3]. The… 

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