Predictors of antipsychotic treatment response in patients with first-episode schizophrenia, schizoaffective and schizophreniform disorders.

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BACKGROUND Duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) may contribute to the observed heterogeneity of the treatment response in first-episode schizophrenia. AIMS To examine the relationship of DUP and premorbid function with clinical outcomes following up to 2 years of antipsychotic treatment. METHOD For a subsample (n=191) of subjects participating in a… (More)

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@article{Perkins2004PredictorsOA, title={Predictors of antipsychotic treatment response in patients with first-episode schizophrenia, schizoaffective and schizophreniform disorders.}, author={Diana O. Perkins and Jeffrey A. Lieberman and Hongbin Gu and Mauricio Tohen and J P Mcevoy and Alan Green and Robert B Zipursky and Stephen D Strakowski and Tonmoy Sharma and Rene M Kahn and Raquel E. Gur and Gary D. Tollefson}, journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science}, year={2004}, volume={185}, pages={18-24} }