Time between schizophrenia onset and first request for disability status in France and associated patient characteristics.

@article{Cougnard2007TimeBS,
  title={Time between schizophrenia onset and first request for disability status in France and associated patient characteristics.},
  author={Audrey Cougnard and R{\'e}gis Goumilloux and Florence Monello and H Verdoux},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2007},
  volume={58 11},
  pages={1427-32}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined a sample of French persons with schizophrenia to explore the occupational history between onset of illness and first request for disability status, the duration of this period, and the demographic and clinical characteristics associated with a long duration. METHODS Persons with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder (N=110) requesting a disability allowance or the status of disabled worker for the first time were assessed by using a standardized questionnaire… CONTINUE READING