Industrial Psychiatry Journal

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104--108

Association of psychopathology with quality of life in acute phase of schizophrenia; an experience from east India


Suravi Patra1, Ajaya Mishra2 
1 Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Institute, S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack, Orissa, India

Correspondence Address:
Suravi Patra
Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
India

Objective: To find the association of patient characteristic and psychopathology with quality of life in acute phase of schizophrenia. Materials and Methods: Socio-demographic variables of patient, psychopathology and quality of life were assessed. Spearman«SQ»s Correlation coefficients were measured using SPSS version 15.0. Results: Quality of life of the patients varied in different domains. Male gender, unmarried status and higher educational status predicted a poorer quality of life. The domains of physical and psychological well-being of WHO-QOL were correlated with PANSS general and total scores whereas environmental and social health showed no correlation with PANSS scores. Conclusion: Domains of subjective quality of life in acute phase of schizophrenia are associated variedly with socio-demographic variables and symptomatology.


How to cite this article:
Patra S, Mishra A. Association of psychopathology with quality of life in acute phase of schizophrenia; an experience from east India.Ind Psychiatry J 2012;21:104-108


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Patra S, Mishra A. Association of psychopathology with quality of life in acute phase of schizophrenia; an experience from east India. Ind Psychiatry J [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Aug 23 ];21:104-108
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