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Threatening Life Events in the Onset of Schizophrenia, Schizophreniform Psychosis and Hypomania

  • Rhoderic K. Chung (a1), Pauline Langeluddecke (a1) and Christopher Tennant (a1)

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In a study of cases of recent onset of schizophrenia, schizophreniform psychosis and hypomania (DSM-III criteria), threatening life events were significantly related to the onset of schizophreniform psychosis but not schizophrenia. The results also suggest that threatening events may precipitate hypomanic episodes.

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Threatening Life Events in the Onset of Schizophrenia, Schizophreniform Psychosis and Hypomania

  • Rhoderic K. Chung (a1), Pauline Langeluddecke (a1) and Christopher Tennant (a1)
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