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BACKGROUND Second generation antipsychotics (SGA) have demonstrated several advantages over first generation antipsychotics (FGA) in terms of positive, negative, cognitive, and affective symptoms and a lower propensity for extrapyramidal side effects. Despite these undeniable advantages, SGA have been associated with causing and exacerbating metabolic(More)
This study aims to detect different psychopathological dimensions in first-episode psychoses with different underlying causes. We evaluated 22 subjects with first-episode psychosis, who differed in biological variables (HIV-positive versus HIV-negative) and who were compared by using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-Reviewer, the 18-item Brief(More)
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