Are UHR patients who present with hallucinations alone at lower risk of transition to psychosis?
Karen O'Connor, Barnaby Nelson, Ashleigh Lin, Stephen Wood, Alison Yung, Andrew Thompson
EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHIATRY | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate whether Ultra High Risk for psychosis (UHR) patients who present with hallucinations alone at identification as UHR are at lower risk of transition to psychosis than UHR patients who present with symptoms other than hallucinations or hallucinations plus other symptoms.Our primary dataset was a retrospective "case-control" study of UHR patients (N=118). The second, independent dataset was a long-term longitudinal follow up study of UHR patients (N=416). We performed a survival analysis using Log-rank test and Cox regression to investigate the relationship between symptom variables and transition to a psychotic disorder.Hallucinations alone at baseline ..View full abstract