CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENTS SCHIZOPHRENIA OUTPATIENT IN POLY OF SOUL RSUD. DR. H. MOCH. ANSARI SALEH BANJARMASIN
Shizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects brain fuction and causes disturbances in thoughts, perception, emotions, movement, and behavior. The incidence of schizophrenia in the community is very high (Videbeck, 2008). Based on data from the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2013 stated that chiziphrenia is a mental illness that attacks nearly 24 million people worldwide, more than 50 % of schizophrenia do not get the right service and 90 % of untreated schizophrenia patients are in developing countries.
This study aims to determine the characteristics of schizophrenia patients. The research method is a cross-sectional observational study taking patient data prospectively. The sample population was all schizophrenia patient who underwent outpatient treatment for 12 month at the outpatient psychiatric hospital of Dr. H. Moch. Ansari Saleh Banjarmasin who met the inclusion criteria. The results showed male sex characteristics by 56 % and women by 44 %, the highest incidence in the age range of 22-45 years by 52 % with paranoid schizophrenia by 44 % and unspecified by 45 %.