Social support perceptions of Turkish people with schizophrenia: What helps and what doesn't help


KARANCI A. N. , GÖK A. C. , Yildirim B., Borhan N.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.63, no.7, pp.657-665, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0020764017726931
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.657-665

Abstract

Background: Social support is an important facilitator of the quality of life for people with schizophrenia. This study examines what is perceived as helpful and unhelpful support from the members of the natural social networks by 32 Turkish people with schizophrenia.