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OBJECTIVE To compare the level of negative emotions-anxiety, depression, aggression, and impulsivity-in hospitalized adolescents with a history of either a single or multiple suicide attempts. METHOD Thirty-two adolescents hospitalized for a first suicide attempt, 19 hospitalized for a repeated attempt (fifth or more), 109 nonsuicidal psychiatric… (More)
OBJECTIVE The co-occurrence of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in adult patients with schizophrenia has been increasingly recognized. However, the rate of OCD comorbidity in adolescent schizophrenia patients has yet to be systematically evaluated. METHOD The rate of DSM-IV OCD was evaluated in 50 adolescent inpatients with schizophrenia or… (More)
Cold agglutinin titers were obtained from the serum of 41 psychiatric patients. The 21 chronic schizophrenic patients tended to have positive cold agglutinin titers; the authors suggest that this immunological finding may be associated with long-term neuroleptic treatment.