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SUMMARY OBJECTIVE To assess the factors predicting the delay between onset of psychotic symptoms and first admission in a population-based sample. METHOD The duration of psychosis before admission was ascertained in a standardised way for 59 consecutively first-admitted patients presenting with psychotic symptoms. RESULTS The median of the duration of(More)
The aim of the study was to assess the factors predicting the clinical and therapeutic outcome at discharge of first hospitalization in a population-based sample of patients presenting with psychotic symptoms. Factors predicting duration of the first hospital stay were examined using Cox proportional hazard regression. A family history of psychiatric(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the administrative incidence of psychotic disorders, i.e. the incidence of first hospitalization for such disorders. Consecutively first-admitted patients hospitalized in 4 departments of Bordeaux's psychiatric hospital were included. Patients fulfilled the following inclusion criteria: no previous psychiatric(More)
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