Experience of trauma and conversion to psychosis in an ultra-high-risk (prodromal) group.

  title={Experience of trauma and conversion to psychosis in an ultra-high-risk (prodromal) group.},
  author={Andreas Bechdolf and Andrew Thompson and Barnaby Nelson and S ott Cotton and Magenta B. Simmons and G{\"u}nter Paul Amminger and Steven Leicester and Shona M Francey and Catherine McNab and H Krstev and Anna Sidis and Patrick D. McGorry and Alison R. Yung},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={121 5},
OBJECTIVE We aimed to replicate a recent finding of high prevalence of trauma history in patients at 'ultra-high risk' (UHR) of psychotic disorder and to investigate whether trauma predicts conversion to psychosis in this population. METHOD A consecutive sample of UHR patients was assessed. History of trauma was accessed with the General Trauma Questionnaire. Cox regression models were used to explore relationship between conversion to psychosis and trauma. RESULTS Of 92 UHR patients nearly… CONTINUE READING
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