To assess the effect of cognitive behaviour therapy on schizophrenic patients.
to study the effect of CBT on overall psychological , social and occupational functioning of the schizophrenic patient.
There will be a significant change in the psychological , social and occupational functioning of the patient.
Treating schizophrenia with CBT is challenging . The disorder usually requires medication first But research has shown that CBT as an add on to medication , can help a patient cope with schizophrenia . CBT for schizophrenia also stresses skill oriented therapies . Patients learn skills to cope with life’s challenges . This can help patients with schizophrenia minimize the types of stress that can lead to outbursts and hospitalizations.
Sample size – total 10
(5 male )
Sample technique is purposive sampling.
The age group will be from 18-60.
Sample should be educated atleast till class 5th .
There should not be any other physical or mental illness in the patient.
SOURCE OF SAMPLE:
VIMHANS (vidya sagar institute of mental health neuro and allied sciences) in lajpat nagar , New Delhi.
Research design used is PRE AND POST SINGLE GROUP DESIGN.
GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE
GAF index ( it is a 100 point tool rating overall psychological , social and occupational functioning of people over 18 yrs of age and older).
GAF is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of mental disorders , fourth edition text revision in the section on multi – axial assessments.
PSYCHOTIC SYMPTOM RATING SCALES
BRIEF PSYCHIATRIC RATING SCALES
SCHIZOPHRENIA QUALITY OF LIFE SCALES
Suitable samples of the age group between 18 to 60 yrs will be selected and their social and psychological and...