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Factores pronósticos de esquizofrenia en primer episodio psicótico Artículo académico uri icon


  • Objective: Reviewing the available literature regarding prognosis for first psychotic episode for developing schizophrenia. Method: A systematic review of studies which have evaluated prognostic determinants for the first psychotic episode and its relationship to schizophrenia was made. Results: 161 articles were reviewed which fulfilled the search criteria and which were adjusted to the purpose of the study. Conclusions: Duration of untreated psychosis (DUP), pre-morbid functioning level, the presence or predominance of negative symptoms, co-morbid consumption of psychoactive substances and psychosocial state were the most influential characteristics for developing schizophrenia in patients presenting a first psychotic episode.

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  • 2007-1-1