Shortened duration of untreated first episode of psychosis: changes in patient characteristics at treatment.

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OBJECTIVE This study examined whether duration of untreated psychosis can be shortened in patients with first episodes of DSM-IV schizophrenia spectrum disorders and whether shorted duration alters patient appearance at treatment. METHOD Two study groups were ascertained in the same Norwegian health care sector: one from 1993-1994 with usual detection… (More)

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@article{Larsen2001ShortenedDO, title={Shortened duration of untreated first episode of psychosis: changes in patient characteristics at treatment.}, author={Tor Ketil Larsen and Thomas H. McGlashan and Jim Johannessen and S\oren Michael M\ork Friis and Casper Guldberg and Ulrik Helt Haahr and Marthe Horneland and Ingrid Melle and Lwin Moe and Stein Opjordsmoen and Erik B. Simonsen and Per J\orgen Wiggen Vaglum}, journal={The American journal of psychiatry}, year={2001}, volume={158 11}, pages={1917-9} }