Causes of schizophrenia reported by patients' family members in China.

@article{Phillips2000CausesOS,
  title={Causes of schizophrenia reported by patients' family members in China.},
  author={Michael Phillips and Yuelin Li and T. Scott Stroup and Liang Xin},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2000},
  volume={177},
  pages={
          20-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Better methods of assessing patients' and family members' causal models of illness are needed to improve adherence with biomedical interventions and to design services that meet the needs of consumers. AIMS To develop a quantitative measure suitable for assessing the relationship of causal beliefs to expressed emotion, stigma, care-seeking and adherence. METHOD The Causal Models Questionnaire for Schizophrenia, which includes 45 causes identified during in-depth interviews with… CONTINUE READING