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Early insight predicts depression and attempted suicide after 4 years in first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder



Early insight predicts depression and attempted suicide after 4 years in first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder



Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 112(6): 449-455



Objective:To map the development of insight in the 4 years after presentation with first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder and to determine the effects of evolving insight on depression and the likelihood of attempted suicide.Method: We assessed 101 individuals at presentation, 6 months and 4 years. We measured insight, including recognition of mental illness, recognition of need for treatment and ability to relabel psychotic symptoms.

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Accession: 011985157

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PMID: 16279874

DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2005.00620.x


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