Predictors of outcome in schizophrenia: the process-reactive dimension.

  title={Predictors of outcome in schizophrenia: the process-reactive dimension.},
  author={Martin Harrow and Jerry F. Westermeyer and Marshall L. Silverstein and Billie S. Strauss and Bertram J. Cohler},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={12 2},
Premorbid social-sexual competence and the process-reactive dimension, as assessed by the Phillips Scale, were investigated as predictors of posthospital adjustment in a prospective study of two samples of 141 young, early phase schizophrenics (a private hospital sample and a state hospital sample). The Phillips Scale predicted subsequent outcome at significant levels for one of the two samples of DSM-II schizophrenics (a "broad" construct of schizophrenia). It did not predict outcome as well… 

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