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Some people, particularly those in the western world, will readily give internal attributions to external situations. ’ Unfortunately, attributions are open to error. For example, Jones and Harris (1967) asked research participants to assess a writer’s pro- or anti-Castro feelings by reading an essay. The participants were clearly told that the writer had been directed to write statements in support of or against Castro, and argue the case from that standpoint. Yet the participants were still convinced that the writer believed the content of the writing, despite having been given information that 46 AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO FAMILY WORK FOR PSYCHOSIS the writer was following instructions.
Further investigation (Brown et al. 1962) led to a realisation 40 AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO FAMILY WORK FOR PSYCHOSIS that the emotional climate within the service user’s home was an influential factor effecting outcomes in schizophrenia. Initially, Brown and colleagues used the term ‘emotional involvement’ to describe a carer’s behaviour in relation to their relative, the service user. As their research progressed, however we can see them beginning to develop the concept of expressed emotion (EE) as a measurement of the emotional climate within the service user’s home environment.
Hostility is rated on a scale of 0–3. It is rated as present if a remark is made that indicates personal criticism of the service user (that is, comments made about the person themselves, not just their behaviour). ’ · Emotional over-involvement is rated on a scale of 0–5. This is extreme marked concern about the service user, with constant worry, overprotective attitudes and/or intrusive behaviour. ’ An overall rating of high EE is based on the presence of one or more of the following: · six or more critical comments (seven in the early studies) · marked emotional over-involvement (usually scored as high in the presence of three or more relevant comments) · the presence of any hostility.