Perceptual abnormalities in an ultra-high risk for psychosis population relationship to trauma and co-morbid disorder
Karen O' Connor, Barnaby Nelson, Mary Cannon, Alison Yung, Andrew Thompson
EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHIATRY | WILEY | Published : 2019
AIMS: The aims of this study were 3-fold. We wished to investigate whether at baseline entry to an ultra-high risk (UHR) clinic whether: (1) perceptual abnormalities are more prevalent in those young people with co-morbid psychiatric diagnoses, (2) perceptual abnormalities are more prevalent in those young people with histories of childhood adversity (childhood trauma, bullying) and (3) perceptual abnormality type is associated with co-morbid psychiatric diagnoses or histories of childhood adversity. METHODS: In a sample of 118 UHR patients we investigated the relationship between perceptual abnormalities and non-psychotic diagnoses and adverse life events at entry to a UHR clinic. RESULTS: ..View full abstract
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National Health and Medical Research Council, Grant/Award number: 1027532; Health Research Board, Grant/Award number: ice_2012/11.