Journal article

Positive and meaningful lives: Systematic review and meta-analysis of eudaimonic well-being in first-episode psychosis

John FM Gleeson, Dina Eleftheriadis, Olga Santesteban-Echarri, Peter Koval, Brock Bastian, David L Penn, Michelle H Lim, Richard M Ryan, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez

Early Intervention in Psychiatry | WILEY | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND: First-episode psychosis typically has its onset during adolescence. Prolonged deficits in social functioning are common in FEP and yet often variance in functioning remains unexplained. Developmental psychology frameworks may be useful for understanding these deficits. Eudaimonic well-being (EWB), or positive self-development, is a developmental psychology construct that has been shown to predict mental health outcomes across multiple populations but has not been systematically reviewed in FEP. AIM: Our aim was to systematically review the evidence for: the predictors of EWB, the effectiveness of EWB interventions and to examine the quality of this research in FEP. METHODS: Selec..

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