Factors associated with distress in relatives of a family member experiencing recent-onset psychosis.

@article{Barrowclough2014FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with distress in relatives of a family member experiencing recent-onset psychosis.},
  author={Christine Barrowclough and Patricia Gooding and Samantha Hartley and Gary P Lee and Fiona Lobban},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2014},
  volume={202 1},
  pages={40-6}
}
Factors associated with distress in relatives of people experiencing recent-onset psychosis are unclear, but subjective appraisals of the illness seem to be implicated. We aimed to identify the contribution of illness perceptions to predicting distress in relatives of people experiencing recent-onset psychosis. The relatives were assessed on measures including distress and illness perceptions, and these were repeated 6 months later. Almost half of the relatives had significant distress that… CONTINUE READING
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