This research aimed to investigate the relationship between quality of life and level of functioning in a group of Romanian patients with schizophrenia. A cross-sectional, observational, prospective study on 47 patients with schizophrenia was conducted. Socio-demographic and clinical data were documented and WHOQOL-BREF and Life Skills Profile-16 instruments were further administered. To examine the correlation between variables, Person correlation test was employed. The mean age of the sample was 38.32±12.32 years and 66% of the patients were males. Significant correlations were found between all aspects of the quality of life (physical health, psychological, social relationships and environmental health) and total score of LSP-16 (r=-0.426, p
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Dionisie, Vlad; Manea, Mihnea Costin; Mirela, Manea; Bonciu, Lavinia Steluta; Riga, Sorin; and Puiu, Maria Gabriela
"The relationship between quality of life and functionality in patients with schizophrenia – A preliminary report,"
Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences: Vol. 10:
1, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholar.valpo.edu/jmms/vol10/iss1/11