acute schizophrenic episode


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Related to acute schizophrenic episode: chronic undifferentiated schizophrenia
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Noun1.acute schizophrenic episode - schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration (a few weeks or months)acute schizophrenic episode - schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration (a few weeks or months)
dementia praecox, schizophrenia, schizophrenic disorder, schizophrenic psychosis - any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
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Three groups of patients of an acute schizophrenic episode (DepASch), stable schizophrenia (DepChrSch) and primary major depression were compared on demographic variables and on clinical rating scales for depression and the PANSS scale.
One controlled trial found that transdermal estrogen enhanced antipsychotic response during an acute schizophrenic episode (Schizophr.
Nine days after the show, he was admitted to hospital as an in-patient suffering from an acute schizophrenic episode.

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