Diagnostic efficiency of the Rorschach schizophrenia and depression indices in identifying first-episode schizophrenia and severe depression

@article{Ilonen1999DiagnosticEO,
  title={Diagnostic efficiency of the Rorschach schizophrenia and depression indices in identifying first-episode schizophrenia and severe depression},
  author={Ilonen and Taiminen and Karlsson and Lauerma and Leinonen and Wallenius and Tuimala and Salokangas},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={1999},
  volume={87 2-3},
  pages={
          183-92
        }
}
We studied the diagnostic efficiency of the Rorschach schizophrenia (SCZI) and depression (DEPI) indices for detecting first-episode schizophrenia and severe depression with and without psychotic features using DSM-IV as a gold standard measure. Twenty-seven patients with first-episode schizophrenia, 13 with bipolar I disorder, 28 with psychotic depression, 29 with non-psychotic depression, and 60 healthy controls were recruited for the study. The SCZI was highly specific with a very low false… CONTINUE READING