Prevalence and clinical correlates of depression in the acute phase of first episode schizophrenia

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/242296
Title:
Prevalence and clinical correlates of depression in the acute phase of first episode schizophrenia
Authors:
Roche, Eric; Clarke, Mary; Browne, Stephen; Turner, Niall; McTigue Orfhlaith; Kamali, M.; Kinsella, Anthony; Larkin, Conall; Waddington, John L; O'Callaghan, Eadbhard
Citation:
Prevalence and clinical correlates of depression in the acute phase of first episode schizophrenia. 2010 27(1) 15-18, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine
Journal:
Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine
Issue Date:
Mar-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/242296
Item Type:
Article
Description:
Reported rates of depression in schizophrenia vary considerably. Objective: To measure the prevalence of depression in a first episode sample of people with schizophrenia. Methods: All referrals with a first episode of schizophrenia diagnosed using SCID interviews were assessed pre-discharge and again six months later. We used the Calgary Depression Scale for Schizophrenia (CDSS) and Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) to assess the severity of symptoms. Results: Pre-discharge, 10.4% of the sample met CDSS criteria for depression. According to the PANSS depression (PANSS -D) subscale, 3% of patients were depressed, with a mean score of 7.48 (SD = 2.97). Only 3% of patients...
Keywords:
SCHIZOPHRENIA; ACUTE DISEASE; EPIDEMIOLOGY
Local subject classification:
DEPRESSION; IRELAND
ISSN:
0790-9667

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorRoche, Ericen_GB
dc.contributor.authorClarke, Maryen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBrowne, Stephenen_GB
dc.contributor.authorTurner, Niallen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMcTigue Orfhlaithen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKamali, M.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorKinsella, Anthonyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLarkin, Conallen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWaddington, John Len_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Callaghan, Eadbharden_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-10T13:26:26Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-10T13:26:26Z-
dc.date.issued2010-03-
dc.identifier.citationPrevalence and clinical correlates of depression in the acute phase of first episode schizophrenia. 2010 27(1) 15-18, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicineen_GB
dc.identifier.issn0790-9667-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/242296-
dc.descriptionReported rates of depression in schizophrenia vary considerably. Objective: To measure the prevalence of depression in a first episode sample of people with schizophrenia. Methods: All referrals with a first episode of schizophrenia diagnosed using SCID interviews were assessed pre-discharge and again six months later. We used the Calgary Depression Scale for Schizophrenia (CDSS) and Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) to assess the severity of symptoms. Results: Pre-discharge, 10.4% of the sample met CDSS criteria for depression. According to the PANSS depression (PANSS -D) subscale, 3% of patients were depressed, with a mean score of 7.48 (SD = 2.97). Only 3% of patients...en_GB
dc.subjectSCHIZOPHRENIAen_GB
dc.subjectACUTE DISEASEen_GB
dc.subjectEPIDEMIOLOGYen_GB
dc.subject.otherDEPRESSIONen_GB
dc.subject.otherIRELANDen_GB
dc.titlePrevalence and clinical correlates of depression in the acute phase of first episode schizophreniaen_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalIrish Journal of Psychological Medicineen_GB
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