Unmet psychological needs in patients with schizophrenia

Westermann, Stefan; Moritz, Steffen; Caspar, Franz; Cavelti, Marialuisa (2016). Unmet psychological needs in patients with schizophrenia. Psychosis, 9(1), pp. 86-89. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/17522439.2016.1223743

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his online study investigated motivational incongruence (discrepancy between psychological needs and actual experiences) in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and tested the hypothesis that motivational incongruence and psychotic symptoms are associated. Incongruence was associated with negative symptoms and paranoia, and was largest for “intimacy/attachment” and “avoidance of weakness”. A motivational perspective on schizophrenia is thought to improve psychological therapies.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology

UniBE Contributor:

Westermann, Stefan and Caspar, Franz

Subjects:

100 Philosophy > 150 Psychology
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1752-2439

Publisher:

Taylor & Francis

Language:

English

Submitter:

Adriana Biaggi

Date Deposited:

12 Dec 2016 15:16

Last Modified:

19 Feb 2017 02:11

Publisher DOI:

10.1080/17522439.2016.1223743

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/89601

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