Parents’ Perceptions of the Physical Health Outcomes of Young People Diagnosed with First Episode Psychosis
MetadataShow full item record
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Issues in Mental Health Nursing on 27/03/2019 available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/ 10.1080/01612840.2018.1537322
This study explores parents’ perceptions of their son/daughter’s physical health needs following a first episode psychosis diagnosis and commencement on antipsychotic medication. The research process was guided by grounded theory methodology and data were collected using semi-structure interviews with 16 parents. Four categories were identified. Participants described the importance, challenges and strategies for their son/daughter to maintain their physical health, and the need to improve young people’s health literacy, particularly in areas of physical health, diet and lifestyle. These findings will assist health professionals to provide parents with information to better support their son/daughter to maintain their physical health.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Beatty, Shelley Ellen (2003)The long-term regular use of tobacco and hazardous alcohol use are responsible for significant mortality and morbidity as well as social and economic harm in Australia each year. There is necessary the more cost-efficient ...
Reliability of the Quality of Life Inventory-Disability Measure in Children with Intellectual DisabilityJacoby, P.; Epstein, A.; Kim, R.; Murphy, N.; Leonard, H.; Williams, K.; Reddihough, D.; Whitehouse, A.; Downs, Jennepher (2020)OBJECTIVE: To assess responsiveness and reproducibility using the estimates of test-retest reliability for the Quality of Life Inventory-Disability (QI-Disability), accounting for changes in child health and parental ...
Johnson, Sarah E. (2010)Parental time pressure, in terms of actual workload and subjective reports, is high and likely to increase in the future, with ongoing implications for personal wellbeing. The combination of parenting young children and ...