Understanding the experience of "burnout" in first-episode psychosis carers.

  title={Understanding the experience of "burnout" in first-episode psychosis carers.},
  author={Juliana Onwumere and Sandra Sirykaite and Joerg Schulz and Emma Man and Gareth Dean Russell James and Roya Afsharzadegan and Sanna Khan and Raythe Harvey and Jonathan Souray and David Raune},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
BACKGROUND The first onset of psychosis can exert a significant negative impact on the functioning and positive wellbeing of family carers. Carer reports of "burnout" have recently been recorded in early psychosis carers, though the literature is scarce detailing our understanding of how burnout relates to the primary experience of caregiving. The current… CONTINUE READING