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Childhood Adversities Increase the Risk of Psychosis: A Meta-analysis of Patient-Control, Prospective- and Cross-sectional Cohort Studies
It is shown that childhood adversity is strongly associated with increased risk for psychosis and population attributable risk was 33% (16%–47%). Expand
The illusion of reality: a review and integration of psychological research on hallucinations.
  • R. Bentall
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 1990
The available evidence suggests that hallucinations result from a failure of the metacognitive skills involved in discriminating between self-generated and external sources of information, and that different aspects of these skills are implicated in different types of hallucinations. Expand
Social cognition in schizophrenia: an NIMH workshop on definitions, assessment, and research opportunities.
A consensus-building meeting on social cognition in schizophrenia was held at the National Institute of Mental Health in March 2006, and agreement was reached on several points, including definitions of terms, the significance of social cognition for schizophrenia research, and suggestions for future research directions. Expand
Persecutory delusions: a review and theoretical integration.
It is argued that biases in this cycle cause negative events to be attributed to external agents and hence contribute to the building of a paranoid world view, and a new integrative model is proposed that builds on this work. Expand
Reality testing and auditory hallucinations: a signal detection analysis.
  • R. Bentall, P. Slade
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The British journal of clinical psychology
  • 1 September 1985
The hypothesis that hallucinators or subjects highly disposed towards hallucination are deficient in reality testing and are therefore prone to identify imaginary events as real is supported. Expand
A new measure of causal locus: the internal, personal and situational attributions questionnaire
Abstract Attributional style is commonly assessed using Peterson, Semmel, Von Baeyer, Abramson, Metalsky and Seligman's ( Cognitive Therapy and Research , 1982) Attributional Style QuestionnaireExpand
Reliability of a scale measuring disposition towards hallucination: A brief report.
Two forms of the Launey-Slade Hallucination Scale (LSHS) measuring disposition toward hallucination were given to 150 male undergraduate students. Scores on both forms were approximately normallyExpand
The factor structure of "schizotypal' traits: a large replication study.
It was concluded that the broader term "psychosis-proneness' or "psychoticism' (in a non-Eysenckian sense) might be a better descriptor of the clinical and personality domain sampled. Expand
Cognitive therapy for the prevention of psychosis in people at ultra-high risk
Cognitive therapy appears to be an acceptable and efficacious intervention for people at high risk of developing psychosis. Expand
Randomised controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural therapy in early schizophrenia: Acute-phase outcomes
  • Shôn Lewis, N. Tarrier, +15 authors G. Dunn
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
  • 1 September 2002
CBT shows transient advantages over routine care alone or supportive counselling in speeding remission from acute symptoms in early schizophrenia. Expand