Three syndromes in schizophrenia: validity in young patients with recent onset of illness.

@article{Gureje1995ThreeSI,
  title={Three syndromes in schizophrenia: validity in young patients with recent onset of illness.},
  author={Oye Gureje and Yekeen A. Aderibigbe and O Obikoya},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          715-25
        }
}
The heterogeneity of schizophrenia constitutes an impediment in the identification of reliable biological markers of the illness and aetiological factors. The two syndrome concept of the illness has proved a powerful stimulus in this endeavour. There is however evidence now to regard this construct as inadequate and in need of refinement. Using a sample of young patients with early onset of illness who fulfilled the Research Diagnostic Criteria for schizophrenia, we have shown that three rather… CONTINUE READING
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