Symptom Assessment in Schizophrenic Prodromal States

  title={Symptom Assessment in Schizophrenic Prodromal States},
  author={Tandy J. Miller and Thomas H. McGlashan and Scott W. Woods and Kelly Stein and Naomi R. Driesen and Cheryl M. Corcoran and Ralph E. Hoffman and Larry Davidson},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
Individuals who develop schizophrenia often suffer long standing deficits. All too often available treatments remain palliative and do not improve the long-term course of illness. The neurobiological deficits associated with the onset of schizophrenia may be most active and damaging in the early stages of this life long illness, a fact which has shifted the focus of research and clinical work toward the early or prodromal stages of this disorder. Results from limited studies suggest that early… 
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