PROSPECTIVE PREDICTION OF SCHIZOPHRENIC REMISSION.

@article{Vaillant1964PROSPECTIVEPO,
  title={PROSPECTIVE PREDICTION OF SCHIZOPHRENIC REMISSION.},
  author={George E. Vaillant},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1964},
  volume={11},
  pages={
          509-18
        }
}
Although numerous studies of prognosis in schizophrenia exist, most have been biased by retrospective design and limited by short follow-up. There is no well-documented method for predicting on admission the longterm clinical course of schizophrenics. However, there are three studies 3,10,13 that have been well-enough designed to merit clinical confidence. Wittman used her Elgin Prognostic Scale13prospectively and in 83% of cases correctly predicted clinical course in schizophrenia. Her studies… CONTINUE READING

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