2005 suplement 1


Volume 14, suplement 1

Case report

Contracting a marriage and the subsequent course of schizophrenia

Janusz Perzyński1
1. Katedra i Klinika Psychiatrii Akademii Medycznej w Lublinie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii 2005; 14 (supl. 1/20): 62-106
Keywords: schizophrenia, marriage


Objective. An example of the effect of marrying on the course of schizophrenia is presented.

Case. A women with a history of five episodes of inpatient psychiatric treatment for schizophrenia married and went abroad, remaining in contact with her psychiatrist. She has been in remission for many years now.

Commentary. Marriage can have a beneficial effect on the course of schizophrenia.

Address for correspondence:
Prof. Janusz Perzyński, Katedra i Klinika Psychiatrii Akademii Medycznej, ul. Gluska 1, 20-439 Lublin