A systematic review of longitudinal outcome studies of first-episode psychosis.

@article{Menezes2006ASR,
  title={A systematic review of longitudinal outcome studies of first-episode psychosis.},
  author={N. Menezes and T. Arenovich and R. Zipursky},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={
          1349-62
        }
}
  • N. Menezes, T. Arenovich, R. Zipursky
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological medicine
  • BACKGROUND Existing outcome literature has had an over-representation of chronic patients and suggested a progressive course and poor outcome for schizophrenia. The current study aimed to recombine data of samples from longitudinal studies of first-episode psychosis (FEP) to describe outcome and its predictors. METHOD A literature search (1966-2003) was conducted for prospective studies examining outcome in first-episode non-affective psychosis using the following key words: early, first… CONTINUE READING

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