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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Leucht, S; Davis, JM; Engel, RR; Kissling, W; Kane, JM 
Title:
Definitions of response and remission in schizophrenia: recommendations for their use and their presentation. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To review and make recommendations for the definition and presentation of the terms'response' and'remission' in schizophrenia. METHOD: Selective review of publications on definitions of response and remission in schizophrenia. RESULTS: When the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) or the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) are used for definitions of response, a cut-off of at least 50% reduction of the baseline score should be used for acutely ill, non-refractory patients an...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl 
Year:
2009 
Journal issue:
438 
Pages contribution:
7-14 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0065-1591 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie