The Relationship Between the Perceived Social Support and Psychological Resilience in Caregivers of Patients with Schizophrenia

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The present study aimed to explore the relationship between perceived social support and psychological resilience levels of caregivers of patients with schizophrenia. The study was designed as a descriptive relational study and conducted in Community Mental Health Center. Resilience Scale for Adults (RSA) and the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) were used for data collection. There were significant, positive and high correlations between RSA and MSPSS. Findings of this study may be referenced in the development of resilience-based nursing caring models in the future.

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We are grateful to all the caregivers who participated in this study. This study received external funding from Selcuk University Scientific Research Project Unit (ProjectNumber: 17401018).

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Lök, N., Bademli, K. The Relationship Between the Perceived Social Support and Psychological Resilience in Caregivers of Patients with Schizophrenia. Community Ment Health J (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-020-00665-w

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Keywords

  • Caregiver
  • Resilience
  • Social support
  • Psychiatric nurse