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Is there a long prodromal phase before schizophrenia?
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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
8 doctors agree
In brief: There can be
There is a variable period of time during which individuals have some symptoms beore they meet full criteria for schizophrenia.

In brief: There can be
There is a variable period of time during which individuals have some symptoms beore they meet full criteria for schizophrenia.
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: There can be, but
Not necessarily. In general, the prodromal phase for schizophrenia lasts longer than 6 months.
If the prodrome is shorter than 6 months, the diagnosis is schizophreniform disorder.

In brief: There can be, but
Not necessarily. In general, the prodromal phase for schizophrenia lasts longer than 6 months.
If the prodrome is shorter than 6 months, the diagnosis is schizophreniform disorder.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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