Ricardo A. Saracco-Álvarez

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There is evidence that premorbid adjustment can differentiate schizophrenia from schizoaffective disorder. We recruited 41 patients with schizophrenia and 24 patients with schizoaffective disorder without substance abuse 6 months before the assessment. Diagnoses were based on the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV. Psychotic symptoms were rated with(More)
SUMMARY Schizophrenia is one of the most studied diseases in psychiatry and different dysfunctions of thinking, emotions, perception, movement, and behavior converge in it. These dysfunctions affect the quality of life of the patients in different ways. It is a disease that has been observed in the whole world, with a 0.5 to 1.5% prevalence among adults.(More)
INTRODUCTION AFECTS is a novel psychometric instrument that provides an integrated framework based on affective temperamental traits and their trait dimensions. It has the potential to be used in clinical and research fields to study psychopathology and mental health. It is now necessary to field-test this instrument with diverse populations and(More)
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