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Family experiences of help seeking in first episode psychosis

By the Mental Elf The length of time between onset of psychotic experience and support being offered by mental health services is referred to as the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP). A meta-analysis published in Br-J-Psych last year (Penttilä, 2014) … Continue reading

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When Mental Illness Enters the Family

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. What must families know if they have a loved one with a mental illness? In his talk, Dr. Lloyd Sederer discusses the four things we … Continue reading

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