Causes of schizophrenia reported by family members of urban African American hospitalized patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Esterberg2006CausesOS,
  title={Causes of schizophrenia reported by family members of urban African American hospitalized patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Michelle L. Esterberg and Michael Compton},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={221-6}
}
Family members often provide psychosocial support and assistance in seeking treatment for individuals with schizophrenia. It is crucial to understand what family members believe to be the causes of schizophrenia, as this likely influences the family's help-seeking decisions. The aim of this descriptive study was to investigate the causes of schizophrenia reported by family members of African Americans hospitalized with schizophrenia. Sixty-one family members of 38 patients with a first episode… CONTINUE READING