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The tail wagging the dog: the diagnostic accuracy of first rank symptoms

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COMMENTARY ON… COCHRANE CORNER
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Outcomes for people with schizophrenia are improved by expedient diagnosis and specific treatment. ICD-11 and DSM-5 have reduced the importance of Schneider’s first rank symptoms (FRS) in the diagnosis of chizophrenia; however, FRS may still offer a useful triage tool for the early identification of schizophrenia and initiation of antipsychotic therapy in high-demand and resource-poor settings. This commentary considers a Cochrane review that assesses the diagnostic accuracy of one or multi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1192/bja.2019.51

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5984-8696
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
BJPsych Advances Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
6
Pages:
337-341
Publication date:
2019-10-08
Acceptance date:
2019-07-15
DOI:
EISSN:
2056-4686
ISSN:
2056-4678
Source identifiers:
1052514
Language:
English
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pubs:1052514
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uuid:5b30e77e-f87b-4490-9783-43769b9652b7
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pubs:1052514
Deposit date:
2019-09-09

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