Thought disorder and communication deviance as predictors of outcome in youth at clinical high risk for psychosis.

TitleThought disorder and communication deviance as predictors of outcome in youth at clinical high risk for psychosis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsBearden, CE, Wu KN, Caplan R, Cannon TD
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume50
Issue7
Pagination669-80
Date Published2011 Jul
ISSN1527-5418
KeywordsAdolescent, Case-Control Studies, Cognition Disorders, Disease Progression, Early Diagnosis, Female, Humans, Longitudinal Studies, Los Angeles, Male, Multivariate Analysis, Psychotic Disorders, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenic Language
Abstract

Given the fundamental role of thought disorder in schizophrenia, subtle communication disturbance may be a valuable predictor of subsequent development of psychosis. Here we examined the contribution of thought and communication disturbance to the prediction of outcome in adolescents identified as putatively prodromal for psychosis.

DOI10.1111/j.1751-7893.2008.00088.x
Alternate JournalJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry