Harris K Chilale

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OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between schizophrenia knowledge and burden of care among caregivers of people with schizophrenia in Mzuzu, Malawi. METHOD We recruited 90 patients and 90 caregivers to a randomized, controlled trial of group caregiver education in schizophrenia. At baseline, we administered the Family Questionnaire, which measures(More)
OBJECTIVE In Northern Malawi, the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) is longer than that in high-income countries. The reasons for the delay in help-seeking are not known, although studies show multiple reasons. This research was conducted to establish health care help-seeking behaviours and identify barriers that exist between service users and health(More)
Insight, psychopathology and functioning are related in schizophrenia, but it is unclear whether insight relates independently to functioning after controlling for psychopathology. Equally, any such relationship may vary culturally. We investigated the relationship between insight, psychopathology and functioning in 60 patients with schizophrenia in Mzuzu,(More)
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