versión impresa ISSN 1132-0559
NAVARRO BAYON, Daniel; GARCIA-HERAS DELGADO, Susana; CARRASCO RAMIREZ, Olga y CASAS TORAL, Alberto. Quality of life, social support and impairment in a sample of persons with severe mental illness. Psychosocial Intervention [online]. 2008, vol.17, n.3, pp.321-336. ISSN 1132-0559.
The principal aims of the interventions in psychosocial rehabilitation is to improve the living functioning in persons with several mental illness, being the quality of life connected with the received treatments. The article evaluates the index of quality life, social support received and psychosocial deterioration in a sample of 89 subjects with mental illness in rural and removed areas of Castilla-La Mancha, attended by the Social Integration Community Support Program (PRIS) of FISLEM Foundation. This program offers care and follow up including integration and domestic attention as a complement to the different resources of sociosanitary attention to persons with mental illness: psychosocial and vocational rehabilitation centres and adult mental health services. The results confirm the relation between quality of life and other studied variables like social support offered by the program, psychosocial deterioration and the social and family situation.
Palabras clave : Quality of life; Social support; Severe mental illness; Psychosocial rehabilitation.