عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: The aim of this study was the examination and comparison of attitudes toward illness in schizophrenia, schizoaffective and major depression disorders without any psychotic features.
Method: For this purpose, seventy seven patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective and major depression without any psychotic features were interviewed and assessed by Self-Appraisal of Illness Questionnaire (SAIQ).
Results: Among the above mentioned patients, the group of schizophrenia and schizoaffective patients in comparison to the patient with major depression without any psychotic features had more disclamation of illness, its outcomes and need for treatment with less worry about the illness.
Conclusion: The schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients in comparison to the patients with major depression disorders are in greater level of unawareness, its outcomes and insight of the illness.