Monday, February 20, 2012

Psychosis risk syndrome at risk?

Article in The Sydney Morning Herald says Patrick McGorry has changed his mind about including attenuated psychosis syndrome in DSM-5. This coincides with a commentary in The Lancet also concluding that inclusion of this diagnosis would be premature. Even if it is a valid syndrome, a Cochrane review says there is no conclusive evidence that people in the prodrome of psychosis can be helped.

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