TITLE

Self-esteem is associated with premorbid adjustment and positive psychotic symptoms in early psychosis

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research which examines whether premorbid adjustment has an impact on the a person's self-esteem, and whether lowered self-esteem contributes to the development of psychosis. It is reported that, the researchers used positive and negative syndrome scale (PANSS) technique to conduct the research. According to the research, there exists significant association between premorbid adjustment and self-esteem and between self-esteem and positive psychotic symptoms.
ACCESSION #
66581447

 

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