Life Events in Affective and Schizoaffective Disorders

  • E. S. Paykel


Modern empirical research into the relationship between life events and psychiatric disorders has been undertaken for longer than 20 years. Acceptable research has depended on adequate methodology. The key issue is that of reliable and valid life-event ascertainment.


Schizoaffective Disorder Recent Life Event Neurotic Depression Interpersonal Loss Lithium Clinic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. S. Paykel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Cambridge, Addenbrooke’s HospitalCambridgeEngland

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