Comparison of memory writing style in patients with disorders, schizophrenia, schizoaffective and bipolar mood

shahbaz zadegan, bita (2012) Comparison of memory writing style in patients with disorders, schizophrenia, schizoaffective and bipolar mood. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 14 (53). pp. 78-87.

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Abstract

Mental disorders difficultly are detected because not associated with physical defects. When disorders have signs and symptoms are very similar, the problem is much. The main goal of this study was survey of comparisonof memory writing style in patients with disorders, schizophrenia, schizoaffective and bipolar mood. Materials and Methods: Research methods of this study were after the events, the type of case-control on 60 patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective and bipolar mood of Fatemi and Eisar hospital in Ardabil city in 2008. Participants were chosen with sampling available method. Data were collected using clinical interview questionnaire and symptoms of positive and negative questionnaire (PANSS). For data analysis variance methods was used.  Results: Findings showed that the average age of patients was 68.07±10.36 years. There was no difference between groups from education level, marital status, occupation and age. Difference between groups was significant of the number of days hospitalization (P<0.01). Patients memories of bipolar mood was variation than other groups (schizoaffective, schizophrenia) that there is statistically significant (P<0.01). Schizophrenia patients in comparison with other two groups were higher writing irregularities that there is statistically significant (P<0.01). Schizophrenia patients in comparison with other two groups were lower average number of emotional words that there is statistically significant (P<0.01).  Conclusion: The results showed the average number of memories emotional words in schizophrenia patients less than schizoaffective and bipolar mood patients, and schizoaffective patients less than bipolar mood patients. Also manner of writing, schizophrenia patients were higher writing irregularities compare with schizoaffective and bipolar mood patients and this writing irregularities schizoaffective patients more than bipolar mood patients. Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 13:50
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2017 13:50
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4580

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