Association between duration of untreated psychosis and outcome in cohorts of first-episode patients: a systematic review

Max Marshall (Lead / Corresponding author), Shon Lewis, Austin Lockwood, Richard Drake, Peter Jones, Tim Croudace

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    Abstract

    Duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) is the time from manifestation of the first psychotic symptom to initiation of adequate treatment. It has been postulated that a longer DUP leads to a poorer prognosis. If so, outcome might be improved through earlier detection and treatment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)975-983
    Number of pages9
    JournalArchives of General Psychiatry
    Volume62
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005

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