Deconstructing Psychosis: Refining the Research Agenda for by Carol A. Tamminga, Paul J. Sirovatka, Darrel A. Regier, Jim

By Carol A. Tamminga, Paul J. Sirovatka, Darrel A. Regier, Jim van Os

For the various psychiatrists, psychologists, and different clinicians and researchers striving to carry symptom aid to sufferers with schizophrenia, bipolar affliction, and different psychoses, this quantity offers an all-important precis of the most recent learn concerning the prognosis and pathophysiology of psychosis.

Deconstructing Psychosis: Refining the study time table for DSM-V supplies the reader an within examine how psychotic phenomena are represented within the present diagnostic procedure and the way DSM-V could higher tackle the wishes of sufferers with such issues. This quantity offers a range of papers reporting the court cases of a convention titled Deconstructing Psychosis convened by way of the yank Psychiatric organization (APA) in collaboration with the realm future health association (WHO) and the U.S. nationwide Institutes of well-being (NIH). The convention was once designed to be a key point within the multiphase study evaluate procedure for the 5th revision of DSM. This ebook is one in a chain of ten that displays one of the most present and important examinations of psychiatric problems and psychotic syndromes.

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2002;59:449–456. 54. Reichenberg A, Weiser M, Rabinowitz J, et al. A population-based cohort study of premorbid intellectual, language, and behavioral functioning in patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and nonpsychotic bipolar disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2002;159:2027–2035. 55. Maccabe J, Lambe M, Cnattingius S, et al. Academic achievement at age 16 has contrasting effects on risk of later bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2006;81(suppl):4–5. 56. Geddes JR, Verdoux H, Takei N, et al.

DSM-III identified nine symptoms considered to be “prodromal” for schizophrenia and included them as diagnostic contributors. 71 Indeed, in one study, Yung and colleagues72 reported that for those ultra highrisk individuals who subsequently developed psychosis, diagnoses ranged from schizophrenia, through schizoaffective disorder, brief psychotic disorder, bipolar disorder to major depression. Using current “ultra high-risk” criteria, it appears as if early signs and symptoms are predictive of conversion to a spectrum of psychotic disorders but not of the exact nature of the psychosis that will develop.

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