Sense of Belonging and Hope in the Lives of Persons with Schizophrenia.

@article{Barut2016SenseOB,
  title={Sense of Belonging and Hope in the Lives of Persons with Schizophrenia.},
  author={Jennifer K Barut and Mary S. Dietrich and Paul A Zanoni and Sheila Hedden Ridner},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={178-84}
}
This qualitative study used semi-structured interviews to explore the meaning of sense of belonging and hope in the lived experiences of 20 persons with chronic schizophrenia-spectrum disorders receiving acute inpatient treatment. Experience of treatment was also explored. Sense of belonging and hope were both identified as valuable or even vital, yet the… CONTINUE READING