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Remission in first-episode psychosis: Predictor variables and symptom improvement patterns
Background: Previous attempts to identify clinically useful predictors of treatment outcome in schizophrenia have been hampered by methodological inconsistencies, including a lack of standardized outcome measures. Recently ...
Deficits in facial affect recognition in unaffected siblings of Xhosa schizophrenia patients: Evidence for a neurocognitive endophenotype
The present study in an African Xhosa sample examined whether familial vulnerability to schizophrenia is associated with deficits in facial affect recognition. Healthy comparison subjects, unaffected siblings of schizophrenia ...
Remission in patients with first-episode schizophrenia receiving assured antipsychotic medication: A study with risperidone long-acting injection
Recently proposed criteria for remission by a 'Remission in Schizophrenia Working Group' have generated considerable interest. We assessed rates, predictors, and correlates of remission in a sample of patients with ...
Positive and negative symptoms in affected sib pairs with schizophrenia: Implications for genetic studies in an African Xhosa sample
Careful phenotyping and the identification of subtypes of schizophrenia can contribute significantly to the success of genetic studies in schizophrenia. The phenomenology of schizophrenia in affected sib pairs has been ...
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 ...
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 ...