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Scales to measure dimensions of hallucinations and delusions: the psychotic symptom rating scales (PSYRATS).
It is concluded that the PSYRATS are useful assessment instruments and can complement existing measures and have excellent inter-rater reliability. Expand
Randomised controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural therapy in early schizophrenia: Acute-phase outcomes
  • Shôn Lewis, N. Tarrier, +15 authors G. Dunn
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
  • 1 September 2002
CBT shows transient advantages over routine care alone or supportive counselling in speeding remission from acute symptoms in early schizophrenia. Expand
Randomized controlled trial of motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy, and family intervention for patients with comorbid schizophrenia and substance use disorders.
These findings demonstrate the effectiveness of a program of routine care integrated with motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy, and family intervention over routine psychiatric care alone for patients with comorbid schizophrenia and alcohol or drug abuse or dependence. Expand
Reasons for increased substance use in psychosis.
An update of the literature examining the reasons for substance use by people with psychosis is provided, and includes a comprehensive review of the self report literature, which provides support for an 'alleviation of dysphoria' model of substance use. Expand
Randomised controlled trial of intensive cognitive behaviour therapy for patients with chronic schizophrenia
Cognitive behaviour therapy is a potentially useful adjunct treatment in the management of patients with chronic schizophrenia and results in almost eight times greater odds of showing this improvement. Expand
Intrusive Thoughts and Auditory Hallucinations: A Cognitive Approach
In this paper, an account of auditory hallucinations is outlined, incorporating the phenomena of intrusive thoughts; this is done with reference to the prevailing cognitive models of auditoryExpand
The evolution of insight, paranoia and depression during early schizophrenia
In first-episode psychosis, good insight predicts depression and paranoia is the strongest predictor, neither effect is mediated by low self-esteem, and effective treatment of positive symptoms is important in preventing and treating low mood in early schizophrenia. Expand
An investigation of the implementation of NICE-recommended CBT interventions for people with schizophrenia
Investigating how many people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia and their families are offered and receive CBT or FI in North West England finds implementation of CBT and FI is poor, particularly for FI. Expand
Do People with Intellectual Disabilities and Psychosis have the Cognitive Skills Required to Undertake Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Background  Cognitive skills thought to be necessary to undertake cognitive–behavioural therapy (CBT) include the ability to recognize emotions, link events and emotions, and recognize cognitiveExpand
Insight as a predictor of the outcome of first-episode nonaffective psychosis in a prospective cohort study in England.
Insight predicted both relapse and readmission after following up a cohort of first-episodes of nonaffective psychosis for 18 months, but insight did not independently predict symptoms or social function after adjustment for other predictors of outcome. Expand