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Qualitative process evaluation of a psycho-educational intervention targeted at people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their primary caregivers in Jordan

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Psychiatry, February 2017
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Title
Qualitative process evaluation of a psycho-educational intervention targeted at people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their primary caregivers in Jordan
Published in
BMC Psychiatry, February 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12888-017-1225-2
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Authors

Abd Al-HadiHasan, Patrick Callaghan, Joanne S. Lymn

Abstract

Schizophrenia is a serious form of mental illness that often requires long term care. Empirical findings indicate that combining a psycho-educational intervention (PEI) with neuroleptic medication to treat schizophrenia is effective. However, there is little information on the therapeutic mechanism of PEIs. A qualitative process evaluation was conducted with a purposive sample of people diagnosed with schizophrenia (PDwS, n = 8) and their Primary Caregivers (PCs, n = 9) who had received PEI as a part of an exploratory randomized controlled trial. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to explore potential processes underpinning any observed effect. Thematic analysis was used to analyze and identify prominent patterns in the data. Interviews were conducted between April 2013 and August 2013. Three themes emerged from the qualitative interviews, 'Awareness of schizophrenia', 'Positive impact on health and wellbeing', 'empowerment and enhanced confidence', which described the variety of experiences with the intervention, although most reported that the intervention was acceptable and valued. This study identified that individual understanding varied between PDwS and PCs and led to differences in the ways that they used knowledge gained from the PEI in everyday situations. These data support the importance of improving understanding of schizophrenia by PDwS and their PCs to enable them to benefit more fully from medication. Current Controlled Trials ISRCTN78084871 . Retrospectively registered 28 December 2015.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 174 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 16%
Student > Bachelor 19 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 10%
Researcher 17 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 16 9%
Other 43 25%
Unknown 34 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 36 21%
Nursing and Health Professions 32 18%
Medicine and Dentistry 26 15%
Social Sciences 9 5%
Neuroscience 6 3%
Other 21 12%
Unknown 44 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 September 2020.
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#3,018,216
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