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    • Factors moderating the relationship between childhood trauma and premorbid adjustment in first-episode schizophrenia 

      Kilian, S.; Burns, J. K.; Seedat, S.; Asmal, L.; Chiliza, B.; Du Plessis, S.; Du Plessis, M. R.; Kidd, M.; Emsley, R. (Public Library of Science, 2017-01-20)
      Childhood trauma is a recognised risk factor for schizophrenia. It has been proposed that childhood trauma interferes with normal neurodevelopment, thereby establishing a biological vulnerability to schizophrenia. Poor ...

    • Instruments measuring blunted affect in schizophrenia : a systematic review 

      Kilian, Sanja; Asmal, Laila; Goosen, Anneke; Chiliza, Bonginkosi; Phahladira, Lebogang; Emsley, Robin (Public Library of Science, 2015-06)
      Blunted affect, also referred to as emotional blunting, is a prominent symptom of schizophrenia. Patients with blunted affect have difficulty in expressing their emotions. The work of Abrams and Taylor and their development ...

    • Management of violent behaviour in acutely relapsed schizophrenics 

      Koen, L.; Lategan, B. H.; Jordaan, E.; Niehaus, D. J. H.; Emsley, R. A. (AOSIS Publishing, 2004-09-28)
      The management of aggressive behaviour has always been a criticai issue in psychiatry. Finding measures that can be used to accurately predict the likelihood of assaultative behaviour and thus ensure timeous appropriate ...

    • Morphological features in a Xhosa schizophrenia population 

      Koen, Liezl; Niehaus, Dana J. H.; De Jong, Greetje; Muller, Jacqueline E.; Jordaan, Esme (BioMed Central, 2006-10)
      Background: Demonstrating an association between physical malformation and schizophrenia could be considered supportive of a neurodevelopmental origin of schizophrenia and may offer insights into a critical period for the ...