Patient psychopathology and expressed emotion in schizophrenia

S. M. Glynn, E. T. Randolph, S. Eth, G. G. Paz, G. B. Leong, A. L. Shaner, A. Strachan

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The relationship of a full range of psychiatric symptoms to EE was examined in 40 men with BPRS and SANS diagnoses of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Patients from high-EE families had significantly higher ratings of positive symptoms, anxious depression, and overall psychopathology, but not negative symptoms, than did those from low-EE families. In predicting relapses of schizophrenia, account may need to be taken of an interaction between subtle differences in symptoms and relatives' attitudes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)877-880
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Issue numberDEC.
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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