Date of Award

5-1-1996

Degree Type

Thesis

University or Center

Clark Atlanta University(CAU)

School

School of Social Work

Degree Name

M.S.W.

Soical Work

First Advisor

Professor Hattie Mitchell

Abstract

The overall objective of this study is to explore, examine, assess and compare perceived satisfaction with service delivery and perceived social support systems among dual-diagnosis: schizophrenic clients. To attain this objective, the following areas were examined by the researcher: (1) Identifying data/demographic data; (2) Support systems, i.e., family and friends among dual-diagnosis: schizophrenic clients; and (3) Satisfaction with mental health service delivery. Fragmentation and gaps in service delivery were also examined. An exploratory descriptive research design was used in the study. A two-part questionnaire was administered by the researcher to thirty-four Dual-diagnosed Schizophrenic Consumers in two separate Mental Health Facilities in Fulton County.

This study was an attempt to compare perceived satisfaction with service delivery and perceived social support systems among Dual-diagnosis: Schizophrenic Substance Abusers. The Null Hypothesis was accepted in this study. It was found that there were no statistical significance in perceived satisfaction with service delivery and perceived social support among Dual-diagnosis: Schizophrenic Substance Abusers.

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