An evaluation of the Shanghai mental health service schizophrenia rehabilitation program

Pan, Lingyi, Mellor, David, McCabe, Martia, Hill, Briony, Tan, Wenzhong and Xu, Yifeng 2011, An evaluation of the Shanghai mental health service schizophrenia rehabilitation program, American journal of psychiatric rehabilitation, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 287-306, doi: 10.1080/15487768.2011.622150.

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Title An evaluation of the Shanghai mental health service schizophrenia rehabilitation program
Author(s) Pan, Lingyi
Mellor, DavidORCID iD for Mellor, David
McCabe, Martia
Hill, BrionyORCID iD for Hill, Briony
Tan, Wenzhong
Xu, Yifeng
Journal name American journal of psychiatric rehabilitation
Volume number 14
Issue number 4
Start page 287
End page 306
Total pages 10
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication Philadelphia, Pa.
Publication date 2011
ISSN 1548-7768
Keyword(s) China
Summary This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a rehabilitation program for people with schizophrenia in Shanghai, China. Thirty-five people with schizophrenia participated in an eight-module program that focused on a range of psychosocial skills, while 38 others received treatment as usual in the community. Participants were assessed at baseline and subsequently at 4-week intervals over 12 weeks using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale, Clinical Global Impression Scale, Drug Attitude Inventory, and Personal and Social Performance Scale. The rehabilitation program participants demonstrated significantly better improvement over the course of the program than did the control participants on all measures. The rehabilitation program is effective in addressing psychosocial deficits evident in many people who have schizophrenia, and it should be implemented more widely.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/15487768.2011.622150
Field of Research 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Socio Economic Objective 920410 Mental Health
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2011, Taylor & Francis
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