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Schizophrenia with childhood onset: a phenomenological study of 38 cases.

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Department of Psychiatry, New York University-Bellevue Medical Center.


Thirty-eight hospitalized children, ages 5.7 to 11.11 years, diagnosed with schizophrenic disorder by DSM-III criteria, are characterized regarding age, sex, race, socioeconomic status, pre- and perinatal complications, electroencephalogram, intelligence quotient, and family history of major psychiatric disorder. Clinical course, including age at onset of general and psychotic psychiatric symptoms and initial diagnosis of schizophrenic disorder, presence of DSM-III symptoms, hospital course, and response to antipsychotics are reviewed.

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