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|Title:||Predicting the outcome of schizophrenia ten years later|
|Authors:||Tsoi, W.F. |
|Source:||Tsoi, W.F., Kua, E.H. (1992). Predicting the outcome of schizophrenia ten years later. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 26 (2) : 257-261. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||A total of 407 new admissions to Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore in 1975 with a diagnosis of schizophrenia were examined 10 years later to determine which variables were predictive of outcome. Useful predictors were marital status, duration of illness and Feighner's diagnostic criteria. Fairly useful predictors were age, sex and educational status. Race, family history, suicidal behaviour, thought disorder, affective blunting, delusions and hallucinations were not useful for predicting long term prognosis.|
|Source Title:||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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