Volume 12, Issue 4 (Jul & Aug 2022)                   J Research Health 2022, 12(4): 215-218 | Back to browse issues page


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Mousavi M R, Besharatpour M. Identification of Patients With Schizophrenia: Immediate Action to Control COVID-19 Pandemic in Iran. J Research Health 2022; 12 (4) :215-218
URL: http://jrh.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-2073-en.html
1- Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , mr.mousavi@hotmail.com
2- Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (341 Views)
The characteristics of schizophrenia, including delusions, hallucinations, poor insight, cognitive impairment, and disorganized behavior [1] and demographic characteristics including homelessness and living in communal homes [1] have provided the basis for COVID-19 infection in patients with schizophrenia. Due to impairments in insight and decision-making capacity, people with schizophrenia are less likely to adhere to protective measures [2].
 
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Received: 2022/04/9 | Accepted: 2022/06/18 | Published: 2022/07/1

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