The early course of schizophrenia and depression*

  title={The early course of schizophrenia and depression*},
  author={Prof. Dr. Dr. Dres. h. c. Heinz H{\"a}fner and Kurt R. Maurer and G{\"u}nter Trendler and Wolfram an der Heiden and Martin Schmidt},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
Risk factors, emergence and accumulation of symptoms in the untreated early course were studied as a basis for understanding the relationship between schizophrenia and depression. 130 representative first admissions for schizophrenia were compared retrospectively with 130 individually matched first admissions for depressive episodes and with 130 healthy controls. Onsets of schizophrenia and severe depression were marked by depressive symptoms, followed by negative symptoms and functional… CONTINUE READING