First episodes of psychosis in Afro-Caribbean and White people. An 18-year follow-up population-based study.

@article{Takei1998FirstEO,
  title={First episodes of psychosis in Afro-Caribbean and White people. An 18-year follow-up population-based study.},
  author={Noriyoshi Takei and Raj Persaud and Peter W. R. Woodruff and Ian Fraser Brockington and Robin MacGregor Murray},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1998},
  volume={172},
  pages={
          147-53
        }
}
BACKGROUND There have been few prospective studies of the long-term outcome of psychosis in people of Afro-Caribbean origin in the UK. METHOD We followed-up a population-based, consecutive series of 34 Afro-Caribbean and 54 White people with psychosis who had been extensively investigated during their first admission in 1973/74. Diagnoses were made by direct interview using the Present State Examination at both first admission and follow-up. RESULTS Ninety-seven percent of the original… CONTINUE READING

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