Schizophrenia is widely recognized a seriouously disabling illness. Different kinds of losses are mentioned, for example the loss of health, the loss of dreams, longings and expectations about one's future, the loss of skills, work relationships and losses associated with being stigmatized. The pychological and existential suffering of people dianosed with schizophrnia or related psychosis is experienced by patients, their relatives and friends and by many working in psychiatry as well. However, in the clinical context there is a lack of instruments and interventions that focus specifically on the existential suffering of people affected by schizophrenia.
|Publisher||Koninklijke Van Gorcum|
|Number of pages||306|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
- Schizofrenie, Geestelijke verzorging
- Verlies (psychologie), Wensen,
- psychiatrie, psychopathologie