Predictive value of symptoms for quality of life in first-episode schizophrenia.

  title={Predictive value of symptoms for quality of life in first-episode schizophrenia.},
  author={Preeta Kaur Chugh and Harmeet Singh Rehan and Kannanore Eloremadathil Sadanandan Unni and Ravinder Kumar Sah},
  journal={Nordic journal of psychiatry},
  volume={67 3},
BACKGROUND Management of the disease symptomatology impacts the long-term functioning and quality of life (QOL) in psychotic patients. AIM The aim of this research was to study the association between psychiatric symptoms (positive, negative and general psychopathology symptoms) and QOL in first-episode schizophrenia patients. METHODS Fifty-five first-episode drug-naïve schizophrenia outpatients were recruited from a tertiary care hospital in New Delhi, India. WHOQOL-Bref (World Health… CONTINUE READING
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