Depressive syndromes in the year following onset of a first schizophrenic illness*.

@article{House1987DepressiveSI,
  title={Depressive syndromes in the year following onset of a first schizophrenic illness*.},
  author={Andrew House and Julian Bostock and Jayne Cooper},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1987},
  volume={151},
  pages={
          773-9
        }
}
A complete, unselected series of 68 patients who were seen during their first episode of an undoubtedly schizophrenic illness, and followed up one year later (for 56 patients) is described clinically. Depressive symptoms were common at onset, and 22% of patients could have been considered cases of depression from these symptoms alone. At follow-up, depressive symptoms had reduced in prevalence and only 7% of subjects were depressed cases. Only two cases of depression at follow-up had not been… CONTINUE READING