Comparative remission rates of schizophrenic patients using various remission criteria

  title={Comparative remission rates of schizophrenic patients using various remission criteria},
  author={R. Beitinger and J. Lin and Werner Kissling and S. Leucht},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  • R. Beitinger, J. Lin, +1 author S. Leucht
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
  • RATIONALE New standardized criteria for remission in schizophrenia were presented in 2005 which need to be examined in regard to their significance for clinical trials. OBJECTIVES AND METHODS Data of six antipsychotic drug trials (n=2463) were analyzed by evaluating the proportion of participants who meet the new remission criteria, their symptomatic components, other criteria for remission and simple response-measures (at least 50% Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) reduction and an at… CONTINUE READING

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