Year : 2017  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 505--509

Understanding the schizophrenia prodrome


Manju George, Shreemit Maheshwari, Suhas Chandran, J Shivananda Manohar, TS Sathyanarayana Rao 
 Department of Psychiatry, JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. T S Sathyanarayana Rao
Department of Psychiatry, JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka
India

Schizophrenia is a neurodevelopmental disorder and its course is said to have an onset much before the presentation with psychotic symptoms. Even though the concept of prodrome in schizophrenia has been accepted, there is still an existence of a diagnostic dilemma. Various imaging studies and biomarkers have also been studied for confirmation of this diagnosis. The critical period of intervention when identified clarifies the doubts about faster and better outcomes.


How to cite this article:
George M, Maheshwari S, Chandran S, Manohar J S, Sathyanarayana Rao T S. Understanding the schizophrenia prodrome.Indian J Psychiatry 2017;59:505-509


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George M, Maheshwari S, Chandran S, Manohar J S, Sathyanarayana Rao T S. Understanding the schizophrenia prodrome. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 2017 [cited 2019 Nov 21 ];59:505-509
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