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The Scottish First Episode Schizophrenia Study: IV. Psychiatric and Social Impact on Relatives

  • Robin G. McCreadie (a1), David H. Wiles (a1), John W. Moore (a1), Stewart M. Grant (a1), George T. Crocket (a2), Zahid Mahmood (a2), Livingston Martin G. (a3), James A. G. Watt (a3), J. G. Greene (a3), Peter W. Kershaw (a3), Norman A. Todd (a4), Angus M. Scott (a4), John Loudon (a5), James A. T. Dyer (a5), Alistair E. Philip (a5), David Batchelor (a6) and Catherine W. Menzies (a7)...

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An assessment of 31 main care-giving relatives living with schizophrenics was carried out using the General Health Questionnaire and the Social Adjustment Scale by Self Report. More than 75% of relatives had a high probability of themselves being a psychiatric case. Relatives also showed social role dysfunction and impairment especially marked in social and leisure activities. Relatives' distress was related to the level of symptoms in patients, as assessed by the Present State Examination.

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The Scottish First Episode Schizophrenia Study: IV. Psychiatric and Social Impact on Relatives

  • Robin G. McCreadie (a1), David H. Wiles (a1), John W. Moore (a1), Stewart M. Grant (a1), George T. Crocket (a2), Zahid Mahmood (a2), Livingston Martin G. (a3), James A. G. Watt (a3), J. G. Greene (a3), Peter W. Kershaw (a3), Norman A. Todd (a4), Angus M. Scott (a4), John Loudon (a5), James A. T. Dyer (a5), Alistair E. Philip (a5), David Batchelor (a6) and Catherine W. Menzies (a7)...

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The Scottish First Episode Schizophrenia Study: IV. Psychiatric and Social Impact on Relatives

  • Robin G. McCreadie (a1), David H. Wiles (a1), John W. Moore (a1), Stewart M. Grant (a1), George T. Crocket (a2), Zahid Mahmood (a2), Livingston Martin G. (a3), James A. G. Watt (a3), J. G. Greene (a3), Peter W. Kershaw (a3), Norman A. Todd (a4), Angus M. Scott (a4), John Loudon (a5), James A. T. Dyer (a5), Alistair E. Philip (a5), David Batchelor (a6) and Catherine W. Menzies (a7)...
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