Specifically, participants demonstrated more integratively complex treatment conceptualizations when they were asked to conceptualize a client who was diagnosed with Adjustment Disorder rather than with Schizophreniform Disorder
The 22 first-episode psychosis patients included 10 with schizophrenia and 12 with schizophreniform disorder
at the time of enrollment.
The panel unanimously recommended that ECT devices remain in class III for schizophreniform disorder
In the trial, 148 acutely agitated inpatients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective, schizophreniform disorder
, or bipolar I disorder were randomized to four days of double-blind oral olanzapine treatment, flexibly dosed as needed using rapid initial dose escalation (RIDE) or usual clinical practice (UCP).
The last original article by Chen and colleagues  is another retrospective chart review study that compares the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with schizophrenia or schizophreniform disorder
who are homeless and not homeless.
has shown that COMT moderates the influence of adolescent cannabis use, with at least a fivefold increased risk of developing schizophreniform disorder
in cannabis users homozygous for the high activity Val allele.
He reported on 1,452 consecutive Spanish outpatients on antipsychotic medication for schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or schizophreniform disorder
who were recruited by 117 Spanish psychiatrists participating in the Cardiovascular, Lipid, and Metabolic Outcomes Research in Schizophrenia (CLAMORS) Collaborative Study Group.
New data presented at ICSR were from a 16-week, double-blind study of 132 patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or schizophreniform disorder
The patient transitions from being "healthy" to a prodromal state characterized by: (1) nonpsychotic behavioral disturbances such as depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder, (2) attenuated psychotic symptoms not requiring treatment, then converting to (3) psychotic symptoms prompting initial presentation for antipsychotic pharmacotherapy, leading to (4) a formal diagnosis of schizophreniform disorder
and, subsequently, schizophrenia, requiring treatment to stabilize symptoms.
We conducted a retrospective chart review comparing the prevalence of four major cardiovascular risk factors--hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, and smoking--in admitted individuals with schizophrenia or schizophreniform disorder
who were and were not homeless.
The participants were 18 years of age or older and met DSM-IV criteria for schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or schizophreniform disorder
with a symptom threshold of 18 or more on the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale.
The 15 patients who were HIV-positive had the following diagnoses: schizophreniform disorder
(N = 7), substance-induced psychotic disorder (N = 3), schizophrenia (N = 1), bipolar mood disorder (N = 1), brief psychotic disorder (N = 1), dementia (N = 1), and major depressive episode with psychotic features (N = 1).