Maurizia Franscini

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Early detection of persons with first signs of emerging psychosis is regarded as a promising strategy to reduce the burden of the disease. In recent years, there has been increasing interest in early detection of psychosis and bipolar disorders, with a clear need for sufficient sample sizes in prospective research. The underlying brain network disturbances(More)
BACKGROUND The attenuated positive symptoms syndrome (APSS) is considered an at-risk indicator for psychosis. However, the characteristics and developmental aspects of the combined or enriched risk criteria of APSS and basic symptom (BS) criteria, including self-experienced cognitive disturbances (COGDIS) remain under-researched. METHOD Based on the(More)
Sleep slow wave activity (SWA), the major electrophysiological characteristic of deep sleep, mirrors both cortical restructuring and functioning. The incidence of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) substantially rises during the vulnerable developmental phase of adolescence, where essential cortical restructuring is taking place. The goal of this study was to(More)
Brain correlates of verbal fluency in subthreshold psychosis assessed by functional near-­‐infrared spectroscopy. Schizophr Res, 2015. Association between processing speed and subclinical psychotic symptoms in the general population: Focusing on sex differences. Clinical and functional outcome of assertive outreach for patients with schizophrenic disorder:(More)
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