A DSM-III family study of the nonschizophrenic psychotic disorders.

@article{Kendler1986ADF,
  title={A DSM-III family study of the nonschizophrenic psychotic disorders.},
  author={Kenneth S. Kendler and A M Gruenberg and Ming T. Tsuang},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1986},
  volume={143 9},
  pages={1098-105}
}
The authors conducted a blind DSM-III family study based on probands diagnosed from long-term follow-up information as having schizophreniform disorder, schizoaffective disorder, or psychotic affective illness. The pattern of psychopathology in relatives of schizophreniform probands closely resembled that found previously in relatives of schizophrenic probands. Relatives of schizoaffective probands had an excess risk for schizophrenia, other psychoses, and bipolar illness. The pattern of… CONTINUE READING