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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2012, vol. 18, book 3;
Subject Collection: Medicine
Page: 280-283
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2012183.280
Published online: 29 August 2012

J of IMAB. 2012; 18(3):280-283
Rinaldo Shishkov1, Мila Georgieva2, Lilia Nikolova1,
1) Department Psychiatry and medical psychology,
2) Department Economics and management of healthcare,
Medical University - Varna, Bulgaria.

According to the literature life events with stressful effect are significant both for initiation and progress of the schizophrenia. Having this in mind we set our aim to be investigating the relationship between life events (considered as stressful), sex and age trough questioning 50 patients with paranoid schizophrenia. The results of our study showed presence of correlation between some of the studied life events, assessed as stressful. The analysis of the data revealed that both sex and age are influencing the assessment of the significance of the life events and “increases” their importance both for women and men.

Key words: schizophrenia, stressful events.

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Please cite this article as: Shishkov R. Georgieva M, Nikolova L. LIFE EVENTS WITH STRESSFUL EFFECT ON PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA ACCORDING TO THE SEX AND AGE. J of IMAB. 2012; 18(3):280-283. doi: 10.5272/jimab.2012183.280

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Accepted for publication: 22 May 2012
Issue published online: 29 August 2012

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