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Depressive symptoms at baseline predict fewer negative symptoms at follow-up in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
There is uncertainty regarding the prognostic value of depressive symptoms in schizophrenia, having previously been associated with both favourable and poor outcome. This study investigated the relationship between baseline ...
The effects of eicosapentaenoic acid in tardive dyskinesia: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Objective: Worldwide, conventional antipsychotic medication continues to be used extensively, and tardive dyskinesia (TD) remains a serious complication. The primary objective of the present study was to compare the efficacy ...
The factor structure for the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in recent-onset psychosis
The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) is a widely used instrument for measuring severe psychopathology in adult patients with schizophrenia. Data, primarily on chronic patients, have been used to define factors ...
Neurological abnormalities in first-episode schizophrenia: Temporal stability and clinical and outcome correlates
Objective: Neurological abnormalities in subjects with schizophrenia have been regarded as diagnostically non-specific and non-localising. This study assessed the temporal stability of neurological abnormalities in subjects ...
Emotional face processing deficit in schizophrenia: A replication study in a South African Xhosa population
Schizophrenia is associated with a deficit in the recognition of negative emotions from facial expressions. The present study examined the universality of this finding by studying facial expression recognition in African ...
Predictors of response to pharmacotherapy in social anxiety disorder: An analysis of 3 placebo-controlled paroxetine trials
Background: There is increasing evidence that patients with social anxiety disorder (social phobia) respond to treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Response rates to SSRIs in social anxiety ...