Life Events and Psychosis: A Review and Meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Beards2013LifeEA,
  title={Life Events and Psychosis: A Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={Stephanie Beards and Charlotte Gayer-Anderson and Susana Borges and Michael Edward Dewey and Helen L Fisher and Craig Morgan},
  booktitle={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Recent models of psychosis implicate stressful events in its etiology. However, while evidence has accumulated for childhood trauma, the role of adult life events has received less attention. Therefore, a review of the existing literature on the relationship between life events and onset of psychotic disorder/experiences is timely. METHODS A search was conducted using PsychInfo, Medline, Embase, and Web of Science to identify studies of life events and the onset of psychosis or… CONTINUE READING

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