Critique Of A Research Study

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Critique of a Research Study
Stacy Shaffer
PSY326
Instructor Nowlin
April 27, 2015

Critique of a Research Study
I. Introduction
The purpose of this article is to critique the article “Factors Involved in Recovery from Schizophrenia: A Qualitative Study of Thai Mental Health Nurses”, (Kaewprom, Curtis & Deane, 2011). Through qualitative research, the authors of this article aimed to answer the question of what factors are present in the recovery from schizophrenia.
In recent years, Thailand has come a long way in how it views mental illnesses. And because of this, the country has taken remarkable steps to provide care for those suffering from mental illness such as schizophrenia
To gain a better understanding of what exactly the researchers were trying to answer, research was done on schizophrenia. Schizophrenia impairs a person’s emotional and cognitive abilities to interact with other people. Should these impairments not be assessed and treated affectively, it could delay recovery (Martin, Becker, Cicero & Kerns, 2013).
After careful review of this article, I came to the conclusion that the authors did present a very well-balanced summary based on the current knowledge about schizophrenia. It did not appear that there were any hidden issues, ethical or not, and it did not appear that there was any bias in the article.
II. Methods After reviewing the article, “Factors Involved in Recovery from Schizophrenia: A Qualitative Study of Thai Mental Health Nurses”,…
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