Handbook of Social Functioning in Schizophrenia / Edition 1by Kim T. Mueser
Pub. Date: 03/03/1998
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
It is now widely recognized that impairment in social functioning is one of the most enduring features of schizophrenia. While some medications are effective in reducing psychotic symptoms, they tend to have little or no effect on the social functioning of these patients. To address the social needs of patients with schizophrenia, increased attention has been paid… See more details below
It is now widely recognized that impairment in social functioning is one of the most enduring features of schizophrenia. While some medications are effective in reducing psychotic symptoms, they tend to have little or no effect on the social functioning of these patients. To address the social needs of patients with schizophrenia, increased attention has been paid to developing interventions designed to improve their social functioning. However, little is understood about the nature of these patients' social deficits, their origins, course, and response to treatment. With increased efforts aimed at improving social functioning in schizophrenia, there is a need for resources that summarize and synthesize recent findings related to this topic.
This is the most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive book available that examines social functioning in this disorder from a wide variety of perspectives. This handbook is an important reference work that provides integrated summaries on topics of importance to clinicians and researchers, including: assessment, phenomenology, rehabilitation, quality of life, and more.
Clinicians and researchers working with schizophrenic patients. It is also a useful addition to libraries. A Longwood Professional Book.
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Table of Contents
|About the Editors and Contributors|
|1||Social Functioning in the Community||1|
|2||Social Functioning in Residential and Institutional Settings||20|
|3||Social Adjustment of Patients Living at Home||39|
|4||Quality of Life||52|
|5||Psychopathology and Social Functioning in Schizophrenia||66|
|6||Social Skills and Social Functioning||79|
|7||Phenomenological Perspectives on the Social Functioning of People with Schizophrenia||97|
|8||Developmental Origins of Interpersonal Deficits in Schizophrenia||121|
|9||Long-Term Outcome of Social Functioning||134|
|10||Gender Differences in Social Functioning||149|
|11||Affect and Social Functioning in Schizophrenia||181|
|12||Affect Perception and Social Knowledge in Schizophrenia||197|
|13||Cognitive Factors and Social Adjustment in Schizophrenia||213|
|14||Sexuality and Family Planning||224|
|15||Social Networks and Schizophrenia||238|
|17||Substance Use Disorders and Social Functioning in Schizophrenia||280|
|18||Economics of Social Dysfunction||290|
|19||Social Skills Training||307|
|20||Social Functioning and Family Interventions||327|
|21||Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia||342|
|22||Models of Case Management and Their Impact on Social Outcomes of Severe Mental Illness||355|
|23||The Role of Social Functioning in Vocational Rehabilitation||372|
|24||Pharmacological Treatments in Schizophrenia||391|
|25||Social Functioning and Challenging Behavior||407|
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