Incidence and clinical correlates of aggression and violence at presentation in patients with first episode psychosis

@article{Foley2005IncidenceAC,
  title={Incidence and clinical correlates of aggression and violence at presentation in patients with first episode psychosis},
  author={Sharon R. Foley and Brendan Desmond Kelly and Mary C Clarke and Orfhlaith McTigue and Maurice Gervin and Moyyad Kamali and Conall Larkin and Eadbhard O’Callaghan and Stephen Browne},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={72},
  pages={161-168}
}
This study aimed to identify the incidence and clinical correlates of aggression and violence in first episode psychosis. We prospectively recruited subjects with a first episode of DSM-psychosis presenting from a geographically defined catchment area to a secondary referral psychiatric service over a four-year period (n = 157). We used the Modified Overt Aggression Scale to retrospectively assess aggression (a hostile or destructive mental attitude, including verbal aggression, physical… Expand
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