Table 2: Comparison of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in terms of the WHOQOL-BREF domains scores at discharge, 4-, 8-, 12-month assessments.

Time/DomainBipolar disorder mean ± SDSchizophrenia mean ± SD value value

Discharge/Domain1.210.275
 Physical79.43 ± 16.7972.02 ± 16.441.9110.059
 Psychological69.58 ± 23.5265.49 ± 20.460.9310.354
 Social61.11 ± 23.8961.22 ± 21.860.1110.912
 Environmental62.19 ± 19.2960.95 ± 16.720.3860.700
4-month/Domain0.580.450
 Physical64.96 ± 19.4365.61 ± 19.91−0.3250.746
 Psychological52.70 ± 21.4160.34 ± 19.59−1.4940.140
 Social54.73 ± 21.5660.19 ± 24.50−1.0640.291
 Environmental57.30 ± 18.0458.47 ± 19.61−0.3150.754
8-month/Domain0.020.889
 Physical65.48 ± 22.0364.47 ± 21.440.1110.912
 Psychological59.72 ± 20.3156.84 ± 21.520.4100.684
 Social54.63 ± 21.4060.53 ± 24.19−0.8480.400
 Environmental54.43 ± 21.3659.61 ± 23.20−0.8750.386
12-month/Domain1.010.321
 Physical51.84 ± 17.2051.40 ± 17.880.1480.883
 Psychological50.24 ± 15.4951.09 ± 14.82−0.2690.789
 Social54.52 ± 27.2253.99 ± 24.210.1600.874
 Environmental57.38 ± 19.7855.11 ± 21.620.4130.681

*Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance (ANOVA).
**Independent Student -Test.