Prognostic variables at intake and long-term level of function in schizophrenia.

@article{Siegel2006PrognosticVA,
  title={Prognostic variables at intake and long-term level of function in schizophrenia.},
  author={Steven J. Siegel and Farzin Irani and Colleen Brensinger and Christian G. Kohler and Warren B. Bilker and John Daniel Ragland and Stephen J. Kanes and Ruben C. Gur and Raquel E. Gur},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={163 3},
  pages={433-41}
}
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the relationship between symptoms and cognitive measures at intake and functional outcome 2-8 years later (average 3 years) in first-episode and previously treated schizophrenia patients. METHOD A composite cognitive score was assessed at intake to determine the influence of cognition on later functional outcome. At intake and follow-up, positive and negative symptoms were assessed with the Scale for the Assessment of Positive Symptoms and the Scale for the… CONTINUE READING