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Salehi M, Afkham Ebrahimi A, Rabiei M. A Comparison of Coping Strategies Between Schizophrenia and Bid Patients. Advances in Cognitive Science. 2004; 5 (4) :30-35
URL: http://icssjournal.ir/article-1-292-en.html
Abstract:   (331 Views)
Objective: To compare the coping strategies in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar-I-disorder (BID).
Method: Ninety-nine outpatients with schizophrenia or BID that were in "partial remission" were consecutively recruited for this cross-sectional study. The Coping Strategies Questionnaire which includes five coping strategies of denial, internalization, externalization, emotional outlet and anger was completed for all the participants.
Results: The average coping strategies in two patient groups showed no significant difference in quantity and type of coping, but a significant difference was found between two genders regardless of their axis I diagnosis. The female patients showed a remarkable trend towards using more coping strategies than the males.
Conclusion: This study suggests the necessity of considering the particular ways of coping in different diagnostic groups. The importance of incorporating the coping strategies in the clinical formulation is also stated.
 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/11/18 | Accepted: 2017/11/18 | Published: 2017/11/18

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