Symptom remission in first episode patients.

  title={Symptom remission in first episode patients.},
  author={Jean Addington and Donald Addington},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  volume={106 2-3},
Recently, new remission criteria for schizophrenia has been proposed, based on low symptom severity of core symptoms (the severity criteria), which is sustained over a minimum of 6 months (time criterion). The purpose of this study was to examine, in a secondary analysis, these criteria in a cohort of 240 first episode patients with a mean follow-up of 26.4 months from the Calgary Early Psychosis Program. Eighty-eight subjects (36.7%) met both the severity criteria and time criteria for… CONTINUE READING