The Significance of At-Risk Symptoms for Psychosis in Children and Adolescents

  title={The Significance of At-Risk Symptoms for Psychosis in Children and Adolescents},
  author={B. Schimmelmann and P. Walger and F. Schultze-Lutter},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={32 - 40}
  • B. Schimmelmann, P. Walger, F. Schultze-Lutter
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
  • The early detection and treatment of people at risk for psychosis is currently regarded as a promising strategy in fighting the devastating consequences of psychotic disorders. Currently, the 2 most broadly used sets of at-risk criteria, that is, ultra-high risk (UHR) and basic symptom criteria, were developed mainly in adult samples. We review the data regarding the presence and relevance of at-risk symptoms for psychosis in children and adolescents. The few existing studies suggest that… CONTINUE READING
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