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Quality of life in mental disorders

Quality of life in mental disorders

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester, Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental Disorders.,
  • Quality of life.,
  • Social Adjustment.,
  • Quality of life.,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Social conditions.,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Services for.,
  • Mentally ill -- Medical care.,
  • Social adjustment.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Heinz Katschnig, Hugh Freeman, Norman Sartorius.
    ContributionsKatschnig, Heinz., Freeman, Hugh L., Sartorius, N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455.4.S67 Q34 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20573465M
    ISBN 100470856017

    The book has a concise format and well-sorted sections on mental disorders, etiology, symptomatology, and the use of psychotropic drugs. It highlights some of the ideal interventions that nurses can use and covers all the tidbits of therapeutic communication. Find the book on Amazon. 3 Mental Health Books for Students. A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning. Such features may be persistent, relapsing and remitting, or occur as a single episode. Many disorders have been described, with signs and symptoms that vary widely between specific : Genetic and environmental factors.

    3 Mental health has been hidden behind a curtain of stigma and discrimination for too long. It is time to bring it out into the open. The magnitude, suffering and burden in terms of disability and costs for individuals, families and societies. In latest years the concept of quality of life (QoL) has been acknowledged as an important outcome in psychiatric pathology fields. Most researchers consider that social indicators and the perception of personal wellbeing also, should be considered when measuring the quality of life. Our purpose was to investigate the QoLof the families of children with autism spectrum Cited by: 2.

    Quality of Life Research is an international, multidisciplinary journal devoted to the rapid communication of original research, theoretical articles and methodological reports related to the field of quality of life, in all the health sciences. The journal also offers editorials, literature, book and software reviews, correspondence and.   People with eating disorders (ED) often report poor health-related quality of life (HRQoL), which is explicitly correlated to illness’ severity and its effects on cognitive performance. We aimed to analyze health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in subgroups of eating disorder (ED) patients by using the brief version of WHOQoL questionnaire (WHOQoL-BREF) before Cited by:


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The importance of a patient’s quality of life is increasingly being recognised in all areas of medicine and health sciences. Many patients suffering from mental Quality of life in mental disorders book will require long-term management which means that quality of life becomes an Format: Hardcover.

Well-being and life satisfaction as components of quality of life in mental disorders Anastasia Zissi and Margaret M. Barry. Role functioning as a component of quality of life in mental disorders Durk Wiersma.

'Standard of living' and environmental factors as a component of quality of life in mental disorders Hugh L. Freeman. THE RISE OF THE QUALITY OF LIFE CONCEPT IN MEDICINE. The concept of Qol has its main roots outside the health care field, in the positive psychology movement 2 and in social indicator research of the s and s ().In medicine, it started to be used indirectly in the s in what has been called health status research, when, among others, instruments for assessing Cited by: Role Functioning as a Component of Quality of Life in Mental Disorders (D.

Wiersma). Stigma and Quality of Life in Mental Disorders (A. Finzen & U. Hoffmann-Richter). ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENT. Instruments for Measuring Quality of Life in Mental Illnesses (A. Lehman). Quality of Life and Comprehensive Clinical Diagnosis (J. Mezzich & M. Schmolke). The importance of a patient’s quality of life is increasingly being recognised in all areas of medicine and health sciences.

Many patients suffering from mental disorders will require long-term management which means that quality of life becomes an even more important consideration. The second edition of this landmark title has been extensively revised and.

Role functioning as a component of quality of life in mental disordersDurk Wiersma 'Standard of living' and environmental factors as a component of quality of life in mental disordersHugh L. n III: Assessment and Measurement Instruments for measuring quality of life in mental disorders I: up to Anthony F.

Lehman To identify the domains of quality of life important to people with mental health problems. A systematic review of qualitative research undertaken with people with mental health problems using a framework synthesis. We identified six domains: well-being and ill-being; control, autonomy and choice; self-perception; belonging; activity; and hope and : Janice Connell.

This volume, part of the International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions' book series 'Working with Children & Adolescents,' aims to bring up-to-date empirically derived knowledge on transcultural themes as. Approaches to Studying Quality of Life in Individuals With Anxiety Disorders.

Data regarding quality of life in mental disorders in general, and in anxiety disorders in particular, derive from two types of sources. The first source is represented by epidemiological studies such as the ECA and the National Comorbidity by: 1.

Introduction. There has been a shift in mental health service policy from an emphasis on treatment focused on reducing symptoms, based on a narrow notion of pathology and illness, to a more holistic approach which takes into consideration well-being, recovery, social functioning, and quality of life (Hogan, ; Department of Health, ).A policy that more people attending Cited by: Going beyond the psychosocial aspects of quality of life and delving into the neurobiological basis of emotions, feelings and satisfaction, this unique title provides a state-of-the-art overview of subjective quality of life for people with severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder (mood disorders).

Quality of life in mental disorders: Challenges for research and clinical practice November World psychiatry: official journal of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) 5(3)   Since the end of the 20th century, quality of life (QOL) has become a key outcome indicator in planning and evaluation of health services in general [1–4], and primarily for chronic disorders, such as severe mental disorders, which require treatment over a long period [].The first mental health studies of QOL [6, 7] occurred at a time when it became necessary to expand Cited by:   Going beyond the psychosocial aspects of quality of life and delving into the neurobiological basis of emotions, feelings and satisfaction, this unique title provides a state-of-the-art overview of subjective quality of life for people with severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder.

Based on the authors' experience of using and developing a particular operational measure, the Lancashire Quality of Life Profile, which has been used successfully in many different studies and countries, it provides managers and practitioners in mental health with valuable normative data, insights and ideas about the role of QOL in service Cited by: Epidemiological research suggests that anxiety disorders have the highest overall prevalence rate among psychiatric disorders, with a month rate of % and a lifetime rate of % (Kessler et al.,Kessler et al., ).The estimated costs associated with anxiety disorders in were $ billion, accounting for % of total expenditures in that year for mental health Cited by: Quality of life is multi-dimensional and people with mental health problems value different domains, and aspects within them, at different times according to the severity of their problems.

If the domains of quality of life identified in this study are used as goals of mental health interventions, it might help services to become more recovery. Mental state examination, MMSE) and lowered quality of life in seniors was foun d (see fig. Deterioration in functionni n g (r e p r e s e n t e d b y a c t i v i t i e s o f d a i l y l i v.

Over the past few decades health-related quality of life (HRQL) has emerged as the new image of medicine viewed from a psychosocial perspective. The concept of Quality of Life has attracted a good dea Quality of Life Impairment Syndrome in Severe Mental Disorders.

Front Matter. Pages PDF. About this book. Introduction. Over the. Quality of life (QoL) in people with schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses (SMI) is an important outcome goal, yet there is no consistent definition of the construct.

We examined three aspects of QoL in persons with SMI: overall life satisfaction, physical health-related QoL (HRQoL), and mental HRQoL. This study had two primary aims: first, to examine whether there are Cited by:.

Mental illness in children can be frustrating and frightening. It's not unusual for parents, caregivers, and teachers to feel hopeless, understandably so. Knowing the types and signs of mental disorders in children and adolescents can lead to proper treatment and improved quality of life for everyone, adults and kids.OBJECTIVE: Quality-of-life indices have been used in medical practice to estimate the impact of different diseases on functioning and well-being and to compare outcomes between different treatment integrated view of the issue of quality of life in patients with anxiety disorders can provide important information regarding the nature and extent of the burden Cited by: A wide variety of mental conditions can critically impair the quality of life of the elderly.

The impact on quality of life of a variety of mental disorders can be parsimoniously explained by reference to a limited number of domains.

These domains are final common pathways or outcomes leading from ill-health to impaired quality of life.