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Double-blind comparison of first- and second-generation antipsychotics in early-onset schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorder: findings from the treatment of early-onset schizophrenia spectrum
OBJECTIVE Atypical (second-generation) antipsychotics are considered standard treatment for children and adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. However, theExpand
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Inducing lifestyle regularity in recovering bipolar disorder patients: Results from the maintenance therapies in bipolar disorder protocol
On the basis of theories we articulated in earlier papers (Ehlers et al 1988: Arch Gen Psychiatry 45:948-952, 1993: Depression 1:285-293), we have developed an adjunctive psychosocial interventionExpand
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Social rhythm disruption and stressful life events in the onset of bipolar and unipolar episodes.
BACKGROUND An association between social rhythm disruption (SRD) and onset of manic episodes has recently been observed. Whether other types of bipolar (depressive and cycling) or unipolar depressiveExpand
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Double-blind maintenance safety and effectiveness findings from the Treatment of Early-Onset Schizophrenia Spectrum (TEOSS) study.
OBJECTIVE To examine the long-term safety and efficacy of three antipsychotics in early-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders. METHOD Patients (8 to 19 years old) who had improved during anExpand
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Interpersonal and social rhythm therapy for adolescents with bipolar disorder: treatment development and results from an open trial
Background: In adolescents and adults, bipolar disorder (BD) is associated with significant morbidity, mortality, and impairment in psychosocial and occupational functioning. IPSRT is an empiricallyExpand
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Recovery of ovarian activity in women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea who were treated with cognitive behavior therapy.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) targeted to problematic attitudes common among women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea would restore ovarian function. DESIGNExpand
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Phenomenology and diagnostic stability of youths with atypical psychotic symptoms.
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to better characterize the phenomenology and diagnostic stability of youths that report atypical psychotic symptoms. METHOD In a 2-year longitudinal follow-up study,Expand
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Treatment of early-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders (TEOSS): demographic and clinical characteristics.
OBJECTIVE We examined baseline demographic and clinical profiles of youths enrolled from 2001 to 2006 in the publicly funded multicenter, randomized controlled trial Treatment of Early-OnsetExpand
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Premorbid functioning in early-onset psychotic disorders.
OBJECTIVE To examine the premorbid characteristics of youths with early-onset psychotic disorders. METHOD Subjects with early-onset psychotic disorders received an extensive diagnostic evaluationExpand
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Stressful life events, bipolar disorder, and the "kindling model".
A common misconception is that bipolar disorder is an endogenous process. However, previous research suggests a role for life events in the onset of and recovery from bipolar episodes. Yet, thereExpand
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