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Suicide risk in schizophrenia: learning from the past to change the future
Suicide is a major cause of death among patients with schizophrenia. Research indicates that at least 5–13% of schizophrenic patients die by suicide, and it is likely that the higher end of range isExpand
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Risk for bipolar illness in patients initially hospitalized for unipolar depression.
OBJECTIVE To assess the risk for subsequent development of mania or hypomania, the authors conducted a 15-year prospective follow-up study of a large, young cohort of patients originally hospitalizedExpand
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Do patients with schizophrenia ever show periods of recovery? A 15-year multi-follow-up study.
Contrary to older views, with modern treatment some or many patients with schizophrenia may show intervals of recovery. The current 15-year prospectively designed follow-up research comparingExpand
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Outcome in manic disorders. A naturalistic follow-up study.
To study outcome in manic patients treated under routine clinical conditions, 73 manic and 66 unipolar depressed patients were followed up 1.7 years after hospitalization. A surprisingly largeExpand
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Course and outcome in bipolar affective disorder: a longitudinal follow-up study.
OBJECTIVE A number of recent studies have questioned whether, despite modern treatment, the natural course of bipolar illness today still involves multiple relapses and impaired psychosocialExpand
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Depression during the longitudinal course of schizophrenia.
This prospective research investigated the occurrence and persistence of depression during the longitudinal course of schizophrenia. The research goals were to (1) compare depression in schizophreniaExpand
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Periods of recovery in deficit syndrome schizophrenia: a 20-year multi-follow-up longitudinal study.
Periods of recovery were examined in patients with and without deficit syndrome schizophrenia. Fifty-six patients with schizophrenia were studied, 39 of whom were divided into deficit and nondeficitExpand
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Neurocognitive dysfunction and psychosocial outcome in patients with bipolar I disorder at 15‐year follow‐up
Burdick KE, Goldberg JF, Harrow M. Neurocognitive dysfunction and psychosocial outcome in patients with bipolar I disorder at 15‐year follow‐up.
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Do all schizophrenia patients need antipsychotic treatment continuously throughout their lifetime? A 20-year longitudinal study
Background The prevailing standard of care in the field involves background assumptions about the importance of prolonged use of antipsychotic medications for all schizophrenia (SZ) patients.Expand
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Negative symptoms in schizophrenia: their longitudinal course and prognostic importance.
Negative and positive symptoms were investigated longitudinally in 39 young schizophrenic patients at two followup assessments approximately 2.5 and 5 years after hospital discharge. NegativeExpand
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