Insight in schizophrenia and mood disorders and its relation to psychopathology.

  title={Insight in schizophrenia and mood disorders and its relation to psychopathology.},
  author={A Michalakeas and C Skoutas and Anna Charalambous and A Peristeris and V Marinos and E Keramari and A Theologou},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={90 1},
The authors assessed insight on admission on the 15th, 30th and discharge day in 77 female inpatients (42 schizophrenic, 13 manic, 22 depressives) using McEvoy's Insight and Treatment Attitude Questionnaire (ITAQ) and studied its relation to psychopathology, which was assessed by completion of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (18-item version). The data suggest that depressives had good initial (on admission) insight, schizophrenics the poorest, followed shortly by manics. Insight (ITAQ total… CONTINUE READING

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