The distribution of positive psychosis-like symptoms in the population: a latent class analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey.

@article{Shevlin2007TheDO,
  title={The distribution of positive psychosis-like symptoms in the population: a latent class analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey.},
  author={Mark Shevlin and Jamie Murphy and Martin J. Dorahy and Gary W. Adamson},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 1-3},
  pages={101-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous research has suggested that psychosis is better described as a continuum rather than a dichotomous entity. This study aimed to describe the distribution of positive psychosis-like symptoms in the general population by means of latent class analysis. METHOD Latent class analysis was used to identify homogeneous sub-types of psychosis-like experiences. Multinomial logistic regression models were used to interpret the nature of the latent classes, or groups, by estimating the… CONTINUE READING

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