Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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