Psychological Factors Associated with Relapse in Psychotic Patients attending Teaching Hospitals in AL_Furat Al-Awsat Governorates)

Authors

  • Ali A. ALHatab1 , Saja H. Mohammed2

Keywords:

Psychological Factors, Relapse, Psychotic patients

Abstract

Background: Relapse demonstrates a large problem in general health; the relapse effects on the family and

the client together social contact with other people and financially.

Objectives: To find out the relationship between the Psychological factors of relapse and sociodemographic

data of psychotic patients attending teaching hospitals in AL_Furat Al-Awsat Governorates.

Methodology: The design was (Descriptive-Correlational) used to describe the variables and the

relationships that occur among them in this study. The sample was (a non-probability) purposive of (181)

relapsed psychotic patients were selected from our patients centers from teaching hospitals in AL_Furat

Al-Awsat Governorates, during the period from 9th May 2019 to 20th August 2019. The instrument included

two parts: sociodemographic variables and the psychological factors associated with relapse. The researcher

used descriptive statistics tools such as frequency, percentage, mean of score and used in inferential statistics

such as Chi-Square.

Results: The findings of the study indicate that (45.86%) of the sample their diagnosis was schizophrenia,

(25.97%) were schizoaffective and (11.60%) were major depressive disorder with psychotic features. Also,

the findings of the study indicate that (39.2%) of the study samples they have poor psychological factors,

(34.8%) they have moderate psychological factors and (26%) they have good psychological factors.

Conclusion: There is a high significant relationship between the most sociodemographic data and

psychological factor (that included high express emotion and stigma factors).

Author Biography

Ali A. ALHatab1 , Saja H. Mohammed2

1Ph.D., 2Prof. Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Nursing, College of Nursing,

University of Babylon, Hillah City, Iraq

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Ali A. ALHatab1 , Saja H. Mohammed2. (2020). Psychological Factors Associated with Relapse in Psychotic Patients attending Teaching Hospitals in AL_Furat Al-Awsat Governorates). Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1617-1622. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10645