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What is the best assessment tool used by a therapist to evaluate the current status of a patient with paranoid schizophrenic. ?

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Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Know the patient: In my opinion the best way is know the patient's history and previous level of functioning on all levels and then to do a very good clinical followup evaluation.

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