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Role of Group Therapy in the Enhancement of Self-Esteem in Schizophrenia


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1 Department of Psychiatric Social Work, Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry and Allied Sciences, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
2 Department of Psychology, Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry and Allied Sciences, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
     

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In this study, we assessed the role of group therapy in the enhancement of self esteem in schizophrenia. The study was cross-sectional hospital based study. 20 patients diagnosed with schizophrenia according to ICD-10 DCR were chosen from different inpatient departments of RINPAS, Kanke using the purposive sampling technique. After taking informed consent from the patients. Socio-Demographic and Clinical Data Sheet, Rosenberg self esteem scale were used for the assessment. After completion of the therapy sessions, post assessment was done and the follow up assessment completed after three months of post assessment. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) 20.0 for windows was used for statistical analysis with the help of Mann-Whitney U test, Wilcoxon Sign Rank test and Chi-square test. Result revealed that there were significant differences in the scores of self esteem between experimental and control group after intervention. Major finding of this study shows that group therapy improves self esteem in schizophrenia.

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Group Therapy, Social Skill Training and Schizophrenia.
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Vishmita
Department of Psychiatric Social Work, Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry and Allied Sciences, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Amool Ranjan Singh
Department of Psychology, Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry and Allied Sciences, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Abstract


In this study, we assessed the role of group therapy in the enhancement of self esteem in schizophrenia. The study was cross-sectional hospital based study. 20 patients diagnosed with schizophrenia according to ICD-10 DCR were chosen from different inpatient departments of RINPAS, Kanke using the purposive sampling technique. After taking informed consent from the patients. Socio-Demographic and Clinical Data Sheet, Rosenberg self esteem scale were used for the assessment. After completion of the therapy sessions, post assessment was done and the follow up assessment completed after three months of post assessment. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) 20.0 for windows was used for statistical analysis with the help of Mann-Whitney U test, Wilcoxon Sign Rank test and Chi-square test. Result revealed that there were significant differences in the scores of self esteem between experimental and control group after intervention. Major finding of this study shows that group therapy improves self esteem in schizophrenia.

Keywords


Group Therapy, Social Skill Training and Schizophrenia.