Topics tagged with "Family relationships"

Family relationships

How is schizophrenia impacted by family relationships? Several familial traits have been associated with increased risk for schizophrenia. These include; familial high expressed emotion (hostility, emotional over-involvement, and critical comments); negative parental affective style (guilt induction, over-intrusiveness, and personal criticism); and communication deviance (lack of clarity in communication). What is the evidence for family relationships? Moderate quality evidence finds people with schizophrenia may have had poor relationships with parents during childhood, with increased family instability, high communication deviance, negative emotions, and poor self-concept. Moderate to high quality evidence suggests increased familial expressed emotion is related to more relapses in patients….

Family relationships

How are family relationships relevant to schizophrenia? Familial expressed emotion involving hostility, emotional over-involvement and critical comments has been associated with increased psychotic relapse in people with schizophrenia, so these traits may contribute to the development of psychotic symptoms in vulnerable individuals. Negative parental affective style involving guilt induction, over-intrusiveness and personal criticism, and a lack of clarity in communication may also contribute to increased risk of schizophrenia. What is the evidence for family relationships? Moderate quality evidence suggests a large effect of high communication deviance (lack of clarity) in parents of people with schizophrenia. Moderate to low quality evidence…

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