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Social Support and Schizophrenia SCHIZOPHRENIA BULLETIN

  title={Social Support and Schizophrenia SCHIZOPHRENIA BULLETIN},
  author={C. Beels},
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Social networks and schizophrenia
  • C. Beels
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatric Quarterly
  • 2005
An introduction to social networks research and its practical importance in the understanding and treatment of schizophrenia is introduced and a consideration of the experience, the phenomenology, of schizophrenia, from a social network point of view is considered. Expand
Social Networks, the Family, and the Psychiatric Patient Introduction to the Issue*
This article is an editor's introduction to the theme of a special issue of the Schizophrenia Bulletin. The origin of the social network concept is described. Ideology, morale, structure, and theExpand
Family treatment of adult schizophrenic patients: a psycho-educational approach.
A model of family intervention has been developed which attempts to diminish relapse rates of schizophrenic patients and reflects theoretical and research findings which suggest that certain patients have a "core psychological deficit" that might increase vulnerability to external stimuli. Expand
Developments in family treatment of schizophrenia
  • J. Leff
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatric Quarterly
  • 2005
The conclusion is reached that systems theory can be applied successfully to some families when the patient suffers from certain conditions. Expand
The social context of schizophrenia.
  • J. Wing
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1978
During the past 25 years psychiatry has increased its understanding of the social context of schizophrenia in four major areas. Reasonable reliability can now be achieved in describing andExpand
Diagnosis in schizophrenia and manic-depressive illness: a reassessment of the specificity of 'schizophrenic' symptoms in the light of current research.
It is concluded that most so-called schizophrenic symptoms, taken alone and in cross section, have remarkably little, if any, demonstrated validity in determining diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment response in psychosis. Expand
Soteria: Evaluation of a home-based treatment for schizophrenia.
Six-month and one-year outcome data show few differences in symptoms between the two groups, but three measures of psychosocial functioning significantly favor the experimental group. Expand
Drug and family therapy in the aftercare of acute schizophrenics.
Relapses during the six-week period and at six-month follow-up were least in patients who received both high-dose and family therapy (0%) and greatest at six months only for therapy patients originally receiving the high drug dose. Expand
Social supports, social networks, and schizophrenia.
  • M. Hammer
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Schizophrenia bulletin
  • 1981
If social connections are studied structurally as they change and develop over time, the impact of the specifically social processes can be better separated from that of the personal characteristics of the focal individual than seems possible with other approaches. Expand
Schizophrenia and social networks: ex-patients in the inner city.
Schizophrenics have significantly fewer linkages than nonpsychotics, but even the most impaired schizophrenics are not totally isolated, and rehospitalization is dependent upon two factors, degree of psychopathology and hotel network size. Expand