Tardive dyskinesia and the 3-year course of schizophrenia: results from a large, prospective, naturalistic study.

@article{AscherSvanum2008TardiveDA,
  title={Tardive dyskinesia and the 3-year course of schizophrenia: results from a large, prospective, naturalistic study.},
  author={Haya Ascher-Svanum and Baojin Zhu and Douglas E. Faries and Xiaomei Peng and Bruce J. Kinon and Mauricio Tohen},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={1580-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare the 3-year course of schizophrenia between persons with tardive dyskinesia (TD) and persons without TD on multiple outcome measures. METHOD Data were drawn from a large, prospective, naturalistic study of persons treated for schizophrenia-spectrum disorders (DSM-IV criteria) in the United States, conducted between July 1997 and September 2003. Treatment outcomes were assessed at enrollment and at 12, 24, and 36 months postenrollment using… CONTINUE READING