Age, expressed emotion, and interpersonal control patterning in families of persons with schizophrenia.

Expressed emotion (EE) is a measure of a relative's attitude toward a person with a mental disorder as reflected by comments made to an interviewer. Over the years, an impressive body of research has been generated in attempts to explain the relationship of EE and course of illness, particularly in regard to schizophrenia. Past analyses have demonstrated… CONTINUE READING