Towards a better understanding of caregiver distress in early psychosis: A systematic review of the psychological factors involved
Jens Einar Jansen, John Gleeson, Sue Cotton
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2015
OBJECTIVES: We sought to review empirical studies of psychological factors accounting for distress in caregivers of young people with early psychosis. METHOD: Following the PRISMA guidelines, we included studies that empirically tested psychological models of caregiver distress in early psychosis by searching the following databases up until March 2014: PsycINFO, EMBASE and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL). This was followed by additional manual searches of reference lists and relevant journals. RESULTS: The search identified 15 papers describing 13 studies together comprising 1056 caregivers of persons with early psychosis. The mean age of caregivers was 47.2years (S..View full abstract
Region Zealand Health Scientific Foundation provided funding for this research.