[Acute and transient psychotic disorders (ICD-10: F23). Empirical data and implications for therapy].

@article{Jger2007AcuteAT,
  title={[Acute and transient psychotic disorders (ICD-10: F23). Empirical data and implications for therapy].},
  author={Markus J{\"a}ger and Michael Riedel and H. J. M{\"o}ller},
  journal={Der Nervenarzt},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 7},
  pages={745-6, 749-52}
}
The defining clinical features of acute and transient psychotic disorders (ICD-10: F23) are an acute onset and a duration of psychotic symptoms not exceeding 1-3 months. Previous empirical investigations show that patients with this diagnosis have a favourable prognosis, but also a high risk of relapses (58-77%). The diagnostic stability in the further course of illness seems to be low (34-73%) with a frequent diagnostic change to schizophrenia and affective disorders being observed. As yet… CONTINUE READING