Psychological Factors Associated with Relapse in Psychotic Patients attending Teaching Hospitals in AL_Furat Al-Awsat Governorates)
Keywords:Psychological Factors, Relapse, Psychotic patients
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).
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