Long-term stability of acute and transient psychotic disorders.

  title={Long-term stability of acute and transient psychotic disorders.},
  author={Augusto C. Castagnini and Leslie Foldager and Aksel Bertelsen},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={47 1},
OBJECTIVE To examine the temporal stability of the category 'acute and transient psychotic disorders' (ATPDs), ICD-10 Classification of Mental and Behavioural Disorders, including subtypes characterised by polymorphic, schizophrenic and predominantly delusional features. METHOD We checked the readmission patterns of all patients aged 15-64 years (n = 5426), whether admitted to hospital or treated as outpatients, who were enrolled for the first time in the Danish Psychiatric Register with a… CONTINUE READING

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