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J Nurs Acad Soc. 1994 Mar;24(1):5-17. Korean. Original Article. https://doi.org/10.4040/jnas.1994.24.1.5
Oh KO .
Abstract

The purpose of this research was to determine whether or not a consistent program of aerobic exercise as a nursing intervention would have beneficial effect on schizophrenic patients. Nonequivalent control group pre-post test research was designed. Subjects for this study were selected from thirty-eight chronically schizophrenic patients who were hospitalized at S psychiatric hospital in Taejeon city. Of them, seventeen were experimental group, twenty-one were control group. The data were collected during the period from November 1 to December 30, 1992. The instruments used in this study were Scale for Assessment of Negative Symptom developed by Andreason, Behavioral Observational Checklist (SASS) developed by Jorgensen, Harvard Step Up Test. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test and paired t-test, using the SPSS program. The results of this study are summerized as follows: 1. The scores of SANS were a significantly difference from pre to posttesting, when the experimental group was contrasted to the control group(t=4.73,p=.00). 2. The scores of SASS were a significantly difference from pre to posttesting, when the experimental group was contrasted to the control group(t=3.42, p=.00). 3. The scores of physical fitness were a significantly difference from pre to posttesting, when experimental group was contrasted to the control group(t=-5.87, p=.00).

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