Reliability, validity and ability to detect change of the PANSS negative symptom factor score in outpatients with schizophrenia on select antipsychotics and with prominent negative or disorganized thought symptoms

@article{Edgar2014ReliabilityVA,
  title={Reliability, validity and ability to detect change of the PANSS negative symptom factor score in outpatients with schizophrenia on select antipsychotics and with prominent negative or disorganized thought symptoms},
  author={Chris J Edgar and Thomas Blaettler and Dragana Bugarski-Kirola and Stephanie Le Scouiller and Stephen R Marder},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={218},
  pages={219-224}
}
The PANSS is a valid instrument assessing schizophrenia symptom severity. Analyses have identified a five-factor solution. The negative symptom factor (NSFS) is robust, having been replicated in multiple analyses. The score has superior content validity versus the negative subscale. Aspects of validity in patients with predominant negative symptoms have yet to be established. The present data are from a Phase IIb study of add-on bitopertin therapy in schizophrenia outpatients with prominent… CONTINUE READING
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