Mapping the Onset of Psychosis: The Comprehensive Assessment of At-Risk Mental States

@article{Yung2005MappingTO,
  title={Mapping the Onset of Psychosis: The Comprehensive Assessment of At-Risk Mental States},
  author={Alison Ruth Yung and Hok Pan Yuen and Patrick D. McGorry and Lisa J. Phillips and Daniel Robert Kelly and Margaret Dell'olio and Shona M Francey and Elizabeth M. Cosgrave and E{\'o}in Killackey and Carrie Stanford and Katherine A. Godfrey and Joe A. Buckby},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={39},
  pages={964 - 971}
}
Objective: Recognizing the prodrome of a first psychotic episode prospectively creates the opportunity of intervention, which could delay, ameliorate or even prevent onset. Valid criteria and a reliable methodology for identifying possible prodromes are needed. This paper describes an instrument, the Comprehensive Assessment of At-Risk Mental States (CAARMS), which has been designed for such a purpose. It has two functions: (i) to assess psychopathology thought to indicate imminent development… 

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