Treatment and violent behavior in persons with first episode psychosis during a 10-year prospective follow-up study.

@article{Langeveld2014TreatmentAV,
  title={Treatment and violent behavior in persons with first episode psychosis during a 10-year prospective follow-up study.},
  author={Johannes H. Langeveld and St{\aa}l Bj\orkly and Bj\orn H. Auestad and Helene Eidsmo Barder and Julie Horgen Evensen and Wenche ten Velden Hegelstad and Inge Joa and Jan Olav Johannessen and Tor Ketil Larsen and Ingrid Melle and Stein Opjordsmoen and Jan Ivar R\ossberg and Bj\orn Rishovd Rund and Erik Simonsen and Per J\orgen Wiggen Vaglum and Thomas H. McGlashan and Svein P I Friis},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2014},
  volume={156 2-3},
  pages={272-6}
}
BACKGROUND First episode psychosis (FEP) patients have an increased risk for violence and criminal activity prior to initial treatment. However, little is known about the prevalence of criminality and acts of violence many years after implementation of treatment for a first episode psychosis. AIM To assess the prevalence of criminal and violent behaviors during a 10-year follow-up period after the debut of a first psychosis episode, and to identify early predictors and concomitant risk… CONTINUE READING
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