The context of delusional experiences in the daily life of patients with schizophrenia

@article{MyinGermeys2001TheCO,
  title={The context of delusional experiences in the daily life of patients with schizophrenia},
  author={Inez Myin-Germeys and Nancy A Nicolson and Phillipe Delespaul},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={31},
  pages={489 - 498}
}
Background. Global characteristics and psychosocial risk factors related to delusions have been identified. The present study extends these findings to the level of everyday functioning, identifying characteristics of delusional moments (DMs) and contextual risk and protective factors for delusional exacerbations in daily life. Methods. Data were collected using the Experience Sampling Method (ESM), a time-sampling technique. Forty-eight chronic patients diagnosed with schizophrenia rated the… Expand
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