Treatment delay and response rate in first episode psychosis

  title={Treatment delay and response rate in first episode psychosis},
  author={Alexander Wunderink and Fokko J. Nienhuis and Sjoerd Sytema and Durk Wiersma},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
Objective:  There is no consistent evidence of long duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) predicting long time to response (TTR) in first psychosis. This study aims to investigate the predictors of DUP and TTR in a first episode patient population. 
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