Disability in people clinically at high risk of psychosis

  title={Disability in people clinically at high risk of psychosis},
  author={Eva Velthorst and Dorien H. Nieman and Don H. Linszen and Hiske E. Becker and Lieuwe de Haan and Peter M.A.J. Dingemans and Max Birchwood and Paul H. Patterson and Raimo K. R. Salokangas and Markus L. A. Heinimaa and Andreas Heinz and Georg Juckel and Heinrich Graf von Reventlow and Paul French and Helen Stevens and Frauke Schultze-Lutter and Joachim Klosterk{\"o}tter and Stephan Ruhrmann},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={278 - 284}
Background Decline in social functioning occurs in individuals who later develop psychosis. Aims To investigate whether baseline differences in disability are present in those who do and those who do not make a transition to psychosis in a group clinically at high risk and whether disability is a risk factor for transition. Method Prospective multicentre, naturalistic field study with an 18-month follow-up period on 245 help-seeking individuals clinically at high risk. Disability was assessed… 

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