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.
He developed a controversial treatment for acute schizophrenia based on the principles of respect, shelter, sound nutrition, appropriate medication, and the administration of large doses of certain water-soluble vitamins, in the process carrying out among the first controlled clinical trials in psychiatry.
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.
The Hawaiian real estate market continues to demonstrate symptoms of acute schizophrenia, thanks to a host of opposing trends, each competing to set the tone of the market.
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.
Abusing drugs does not cause schizophrenia, but certain street drugs can produce symptoms similar to acute schizophrenia, such as hallucinations (both visual and auditory), paranoia, delusions, disorganized thinking, and excited behavior.
Hospitalization is often necessary in cases of 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.
The primary outcome measure for the acute schizophrenia trials was change on the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) total scores from baseline to 6-week endpoint.
Pilot study of time course of inhibition of return in acute schizophrenia.
This study was therefore initiated to compare the efficacy of ziprasidone and olanzapine on drug-naive acute schizophrenia and their effects on serum prolactin levels.
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