acute schizophrenic episode

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Synonyms for acute schizophrenic episode

schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration (a few weeks or months)

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Hamilton scales, rather to make the point that the nature of depressive symptoms in stable chronic schizophrenia is predominantly subjective whereas in acute schizophrenia the symptom profile includes the classical biological symptoms of depression as rated by the Hamilton Depression Scale.
A 6-week US-based placebo-controlled study on the efficacy and tolerability of two fixed dosages of oral paliperidone extended-release tablets in the treatment of acute schizophrenia.
North Wales randomized controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for acute schizophrenia spectrum disorders: outcomes at 6 and 12 months.
It looks at Britain's most famously mad King, George III, and investigates the stories of Queen Victoria's clinical depression and Henry VI's acute schizophrenia.
Brennan had a long history of mental illness and since the killing has been diagnosed with having acute schizophrenia, though many say this was obvious before.
The drug's effect in alleviating acute schizophrenia appeared comparable with that of haloperidol and Risperdal (risperidone), with a very clean" side-effect profile, said Dr.
About 30 per cent of people with acute schizophrenia, and seven per cent of those with a chronic form of the disease had the retrovirus signature, but there was no sign of it in the cerebrospinal fluid of healthy individuals.
The character of Laura, who permanently suffers from a childhood illness, can be likened to his sister, Rose, who suffered from acute schizophrenia.
The CLARITY trial is a randomized, double-blind trial to examine acute (6 weeks) and long-term (24 weeks) cognitive and antipsychotic efficacy, safety and tolerability of BL-1020 on patients with acute schizophrenia.
Weiden and his colleagues found iloperidone to be just as effective as ziprasidone (Geodon) for the short-term treatment of acute schizophrenia.
They also report that chronic schizophrenics experience predominantly subjective symptoms whereas those who experience depression in acute schizophrenia are much more akin to primary major depression in their presentation.
A randomized, double-blind study of 588 patients with acute schizophrenia (Study 132) compared SEROQUEL(R) sustained release formulation (400 mg/day, 600 mg/day or 800 mg/day) with placebo and found a significant improvement in Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) total scores from baseline for all doses.
Nicknamed Spider by his mother (Miranda Richardson), Dennis has been institutionalised with acute schizophrenia for almost 20 years and despite now being on the road back to normality, he hasn't fully recovered from his illness.
Gates, 30, of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, claims he developed acute schizophrenia just days after being hypnotised at a McKenna stage show in 1994.
The companies also said that clinical trials conducted to date support the favorable efficacy, safety and tolerability profile of iloperidone in the treatment of acute schizophrenia.
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