Who is at risk for a psychotic disorder?

Heckers S
Schizophr Bull. 2009 35 (5): 847-50

PMID: 19633213 · PMCID: PMC2728826 · DOI:10.1093/schbul/sbp078

Accurate assessment of the individual risk for psychotic disorders has great value. We need to determine the reliability and rate of conversion to a psychotic disorder in clinical samples before we can recommend a risk syndrome diagnosis for general practice. The assessment of risk carries its own risks, including stigmatization and inappropriate treatment, potentially leading to adverse outcomes.

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Brain Early Diagnosis Humans Prejudice Prognosis Psychotic Disorders Retrospective Studies Risk Assessment Schizophrenia Schizotypal Personality Disorder

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