Depression and quality of life in first-episode psychosis.

  title={Depression and quality of life in first-episode psychosis.},
  author={Laoise Renwick and Deirdre Jackson and Sharon D. Foley and Elizabeth L Owens and Nicolas Ramperti and Caragh Behan and Mansoor Anwar and Anthony L Kinsella and Niall Turner and Mary Clarke and Eadbhard O'Callaghan},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  volume={53 5},
AIM Quality of life (QOL) has gained recognition as a valid measure of outcome in first-episode psychosis (FEP). This study aimed to determine the influence of specific groups of depressive symptoms on separate domains of subjectively appraised QOL. METHODS We assessed 208 individuals with first-episode non-affective psychosis using measures of diagnosis (Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition), symptoms (Scale for the… CONTINUE READING
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