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Childhood Adversities Increase the Risk of Psychosis: A Meta-analysis of Patient-Control, Prospective- and Cross-sectional Cohort Studies
Evidence suggests that adverse experiences in childhood are associated with psychosis. To examine the association between childhood adversity and trauma (sexual abuse, physical abuse,Expand
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Do subthreshold psychotic experiences predict clinical outcomes in unselected non-help-seeking population-based samples? A systematic review and meta-analysis, enriched with new results.
BACKGROUND The base rate of transition from subthreshold psychotic experiences (the exposure) to clinical psychotic disorder (the outcome) in unselected, representative and non-help-seekingExpand
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Self-reported attenuated psychotic symptoms as forerunners of severe mental disorders later in life.
CONTEXT It has been suggested that attenuated psychotic symptoms (APSs) reported by people who do not have psychotic disorders signal risk for later severe mental illness. OBJECTIVE To investigateExpand
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An Experimental Study of Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Val158Met Moderation of Δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-Induced Effects on Psychosis and Cognition
Observational studies have suggested that psychometric psychosis liability and a functional polymorphism in the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT Val158Met) gene moderate the psychosis-inducingExpand
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Almost All Antipsychotics Result in Weight Gain: A Meta-Analysis
Introduction Antipsychotics (AP) induce weight gain. However, reviews and meta-analyses generally are restricted to second generation antipsychotics (SGA) and do not stratify for duration of AP use.Expand
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Mindfulness training increases momentary positive emotions and reward experience in adults vulnerable to depression: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To examine whether mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) increases momentary positive emotions and the ability to make use of natural rewards in daily life. METHOD Adults with aExpand
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Children's health-related quality of life, neighbourhood socio-economic deprivation and social capital. A contextual analysis.
Neighbourhood objective socio-economic indicators and community-reported subjective measures of social capital were examined in relation to children's health-related quality of life in theExpand
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Childhood victimisation and developmental expression of non-clinical delusional ideation and hallucinatory experiences
BackgroundVictimisation in childhood may be associated with adult psychosis. The current study examined this association in the crucial developmental period of early adolescence and investigatedExpand
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Validation of remission criteria for schizophrenia.
OBJECTIVE Remission criteria for schizophrenia have been proposed, consisting of a time criterion and a symptomatic remission criterion. With longitudinal data of a representative patient groupExpand
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Persistence and outcome of auditory hallucinations in adolescence: A longitudinal general population study of 1800 individuals
BACKGROUND Auditory hallucinations are common in adolescents. However, it has been suggested that not the presence of low-grade psychotic experiences per se, but rather the level of persistence andExpand
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