The experiences of carers in Taiwanese culture who have long-term schizophrenia in their families: a phenomenological study.

@article{Huang2009TheEO,
  title={The experiences of carers in Taiwanese culture who have long-term schizophrenia in their families: a phenomenological study.},
  author={X Huang and B-J Hung and Frankie K. Sun and Jin-Ding Lin and Ching-Chu Chen},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={874-83}
}
Schizophrenia is a severe illness with little hope of recovery and requires long-term care. The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of carers who live with someone with long-term schizophrenia, within the cultural context of Taiwan. The study was conducted in a community setting in central Taiwan. A qualitative phenomenological approach was used to explore the experiences of carers. Purposive sampling was used by selecting the carers who were close relatives of the clients, had… CONTINUE READING

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