Long-term course of acute brief psychosis in a developing country setting.

@article{Susser1998LongtermCO,
  title={Long-term course of acute brief psychosis in a developing country setting.},
  author={Ezra S Susser and Vasudha Varma and Surendra Kumar Mattoo and Molly Finnerty and Ramin Mojtabai and Bharti Tripathi and Amar Kumar Misra and Narendra N. Wig},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1998},
  volume={173},
  pages={
          226-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND This study in North India compared acute brief psychosis--defined by acute onset, brief duration and no early relapse--with other remitting psychoses, over a 12-year course and outcome. METHOD In a cohort of incident psychoses, we identified 20 cases of acute brief psychosis and a comparison group of 43 other remitting psychoses based on two-year follow-up. Seventeen people (85%) in the acute brief psychosis group and 36 (84%) in the comparison group were reassessed at five, seven… CONTINUE READING
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