The first episode of psychosis: the experience of relatives.

  title={The first episode of psychosis: the experience of relatives.},
  author={Jean Addington and E L Coldham and Barry Jones and T Ko and Donald Addington},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={108 4},
OBJECTIVE The aim was to determine the extent of and the correlates of the distress and impact of care families of patients with first episode psychosis were experiencing when they first came for treatment. METHOD Subjects were 238 individuals who had presented with a first episode of psychosis and their family members. Family members were assessed with the Psychological General Well-Being Scale, and the Experience of Caregiving Inventory. Patient data included assessment of positive and… CONTINUE READING

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