Premorbid social underachievement in schizophrenia. Results from the Camberwell Collaborative Psychosis Study.

@article{Jones1993PremorbidSU,
  title={Premorbid social underachievement in schizophrenia. Results from the Camberwell Collaborative Psychosis Study.},
  author={Peter B. Jones and Paul Bebbington and Andreas Foerster and Sh{\^o}n William Lewis and Robin MacGregor Murray and Ailsa Russell and Pak C. Sham and Brian K. Toone and Seanne Wilkins},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1993},
  volume={162},
  pages={
          65-71
        }
}
In an investigation of the timing and precursors of social decline in schizophrenia and affective psychosis, 195 subjects from the Camberwell Collaborative Psychosis Study were currently of lower social class than were their fathers. A comparison between father's occupation and proband's best premorbid occupational level indicated underachievement confined to DSM-III schizophrenia, there being no such effect in affective psychosis. Decline in social status following onset of psychosis, analysed… CONTINUE READING