Stigma and treatment delay in first-episode psychosis: a grounded theory study.

@article{Franz2010StigmaAT,
  title={Stigma and treatment delay in first-episode psychosis: a grounded theory study.},
  author={Lauren Franz and Tandrea J Carter and Amy Selvig Leiner and Erin M Bergner and Nancy J. Thompson and Michael Compton},
  journal={Early intervention in psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={47-56}
}
AIM A longer duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) is associated with greater morbidity in the early course of schizophrenia. This formative, hypothesis-generating study explored the effects of stigma, as perceived by family members, on DUP. METHODS Qualitative interviews were conducted with 12 African American family members directly involved in… CONTINUE READING