Clinical outcomes in schizophrenia patients during first years of diagnosis, a cohort study.
Observational study of a cohort of 50 patients with a recent diagnosis of schizophrenia (within five years of baseline visit), followed up during at least three years and up to five years, with periodic evaluations every three months. No changes were made in therapeutic schemes. This registry has the objective to describe the clinical outcomes in this particular group of patients.The diagnosis of schizophrenia was confirmed with M.I.N.I. and evaluations include Clinical Global Impression - CGI, Global Assessment of Functioning - GAF, and Personal and Social Performance Scale - PSP, and the Schedule of Assessment of Insight Scale - SAI-E.