The Two Faces of First-Rank Symptoms

@article{Picardi2019TheTF,
  title={The Two Faces of First-Rank Symptoms},
  author={Angelo Picardi},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2019},
  volume={52},
  pages={221 - 231}
}
  • A. Picardi
  • Published 1 October 2019
  • Psychology
  • Psychopathology
Recently, there has been renewed interest in Schneider’s first-rank symptoms (FRS) of schizophrenia, thanks in part to a meta-analysis of their diagnostic accuracy, which deserves much credit for its methodological rigor. Conceptualising FRS as a diagnostic test whose performance can be measured in terms of sensitivity and specificity involves some issues that require reflection. First, the full adequacy of sensitivity as a measure of diagnostic accuracy for FRS might be questioned. However, it… 
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