Transition to psychosis: 6-month follow-up of a Chinese high-risk group in Hong Kong.

@article{Lam2006TransitionTP,
  title={Transition to psychosis: 6-month follow-up of a Chinese high-risk group in Hong Kong.},
  author={May Mei Ling Lam and Se-fong Hung and Eric Y. H. Chen},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={414-20}
}
OBJECTIVES The identification of individuals at high risk of becoming psychotic within the near future creates opportunities for early intervention before the onset of psychosis. This study sets out to identify a group of symptomatic young people in a Chinese population with the high likelihood of transition to psychosis within a follow-up period of 6 months, and to determine the rate of transition to psychosis in this group. METHOD Symptomatic individuals with a family history of psychotic… CONTINUE READING