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Author McGlashan, Thomas H., 1941-

Title The psychosis-risk syndrome [electronic resource] : handbook for diagnosis and follow-up / Thomas H. McGlashan, Barbara C. Walsh, Scott W. Woods.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Psychosis-risk syndromes for first psychosis : a history of the concept -- Development of the structured interview for psychosis-risk syndromes (SIPS) -- Reliability and validity of the SIPS -- Symptom classes and factors in the SIPS -- Psychosis-risk syndromes and psychosis in the SIPS -- The "other" symptoms of the risk syndromes : negative, disorganized, and general -- Characteristics of SIPS psychosis-risk samples -- Pathways to the risk syndrome clinic -- Initial interview : the SIPS and SOPS evaluation -- Initial evaluation : informing patients and families of risk status and options -- Rating positive and other psychosis-risk symptoms with the SOPS -- Rating actual cases : baseline assessment -- Differential diagnosis of the psychosis-risk syndrome -- Psychosis-risk patients over time -- Rating baseline cases for practice.
Summary Using the authors' over thirteen years of experience at the psychosis-risk clinic at Yale University School of Medicine, The Psychosis-Risk Syndrome presents a concise handbook that details the diagnostic tools and building blocks that comprise the Structural Interview for Psychosis-Risk Syndromes, or SIPS. Clear and to the point, this volume provides an in-depth description of this new clinical high-risk population, along with instructions on how to use the SIPS to evaluate persons for psychosis-risk. The handbook's main section takes the reader step-by-step through the SIPS evaluation, track.
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Subject Psychoses -- Diagnosis.
Psychoses -- Risk factors.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Psychotic Disorders -- diagnosis.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Interview, Psychological -- methods.
Risk Factors.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Walsh, Barbara, 1952-
Woods, Scott, 1953-
Other Form: Print version: McGlashan, Thomas H., 1941- Psychosis-risk syndrome. New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199733316 (DLC) 2009045758 (OCoLC)463631823
ISBN 9780199774357 (electronic bk.)
0199774358 (electronic bk.)
9780199733316 (alk. paper)