Management of first episode psychotic illness in Afro-Caribbean patients.

Abstract

We studied retrospectively a consecutive series of 40 Afro-Caribbean patients and compared them with 40 non-Caribbean patients matched for age, sex, and diagnosis. There was no overall difference in initial or cumulative doses of neuroleptic medication in the early treatment of psychosis. However, a small subgroup of Afro-Caribbean patients received higher… (More)

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@article{Chen1991ManagementOF, title={Management of first episode psychotic illness in Afro-Caribbean patients.}, author={Ellson Y. Chen and Georgina Harrison and Penelope J Standen}, journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science}, year={1991}, volume={158}, pages={517-22} }