Project

The experience of negative symptoms in psychosis

Duration
01 October 2017 → 30 September 2021
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • Other psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
Keywords
psychosis negative symptoms self-disorder IPA
 
Project description

Negative symptoms have detrimental effects on quality of life of psychotic patients. However, few studies investigate how patients experience this themselves. Our research links the experience of negative symptoms to the phenomenological concept of psychosis as a self-disorder. Therefore, we
use bottom-up and top-down qualitative research strategies applied on interviews and a diary study with currently psychotic and recovered patients.