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Journal of Korean Academy of psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 2010;19(1):11-21.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12934/jkpmhn.2010.19.1.11    Published online March 31, 2010.
The Effects of Insight and Empowerment on Function and Quality of Life for Patients with Schizophrenia.
Yi Young Kim, Hyun Sook Park
1Department of Early Childhood Education, Daegu Polytechnic College, Korea.
2College of Nursing, Catholic University of Daegu, Korea. parkhs@cu.ac.kr
Abstract
PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to examine whether insight and empowerment had a positive impact on function and quality of life for patients with schizophrenia. METHODS: The subjects consisted of 446 patients with schizophrenia who were attending 20 psychosocial rehabilitation centers. Data were analyzed by the SPSS/WIN and AMOS programs. RESULTS: Insight showed a direct effect on empowerment, function, and quality of life for patients with schizophrenia. Empowerment showed a direct effect on function and quality of life for patients with schizophrenia. Function showed a direct effect on quality of life for patients with schizophrenia. CONCLUSION: These results suggest that function and quality of life for patients with schizophrenia can be improved by increasing insight and empowerment. Based on the outcomes of this study, it is necessary to design an intervention program that emphasizes increasing insight and empowerment in order to improve function and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia.
Key Words: Schizophrenia; Insight; Empowerment; Function; Quality of life


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