Gideon Avidan

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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)
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)
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