Race, ethnicity, and the duration of untreated psychosis: a systematic review

  title={Race, ethnicity, and the duration of untreated psychosis: a systematic review},
  author={Kelly K Anderson and Nina Flora and Suzanne M Archie and Craig Morgan and Kwame McKenzie},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
An extended duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) is associated with poor outcome in first-episode psychosis (FEP). Some have suggested that minority ethnic groups have longer treatment delays, and this could lead to worse outcomes. We systematically reviewed the literature on racial and ethnic differences in DUP in patients with FEP. We searched electronic databases and conducted forward and backward tracking to identify studies that had compared DUP for people with FEP from different racial… CONTINUE READING

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