Jonathan Rabinowitz

Summary

Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risperidone and haloperidol in first-episode psychosis: a long-term randomized trial
    Nina Schooler
    Hurwich Professor, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:947-53. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The course of schizophrenia: progressive deterioration, amelioration or both?
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 91:254-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between premorbid functioning and symptom severity as assessed at first episode of psychosis
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2021-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between functioning in adolescence prior to first admission for schizophrenia and affective disorders and patterns of hospitalizations thereafter
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 73:185-91. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Are patients enrolled in first episode psychosis drug trials representative of patients treated in routine clinical practice?
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 61:149-55. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in age of first hospitalization for schizophrenia among immigrants and nonimmigrants in a national case registry
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 28:491-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of naltrexone maintenance following ultra rapid opiate detoxification versus intensive inpatient detoxification
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Addict 11:52-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Short report: comparison of patient satisfaction and burden of adverse effects with novel and conventional neuroleptics: a naturalistic study
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 27:597-600. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid onset of therapeutic effect of risperidone versus haloperidol in a double-blind randomized trial
    J Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:343-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone versus haloperidol in long-term hospitalized chronic patients in a double blind randomized trial: a post hoc analysis
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gun, Israel
    Schizophr Res 50:89-93. 2001

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Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Risperidone and haloperidol in first-episode psychosis: a long-term randomized trial
    Nina Schooler
    Hurwich Professor, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:947-53. 2005
    ..Thus, initial treatment of active symptoms and subsequent relapse prevention are central goals of pharmacotherapy. This study compared long-term effectiveness of risperidone versus haloperidol in first-episode psychosis patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint The course of schizophrenia: progressive deterioration, amelioration or both?
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 91:254-8. 2007
    ..Schizophrenia may follow a course of amelioration, deterioration or stability. It is possible that deterioration at the aggregate level may be due to a sub-group of patients with a tendency to deteriorate...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between premorbid functioning and symptom severity as assessed at first episode of psychosis
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2021-6. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between functioning in adolescence prior to first admission for schizophrenia and affective disorders and patterns of hospitalizations thereafter
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 73:185-91. 2005
    ..Empirical support for this hypothesis comes primarily from small samples using retrospectively collected data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are patients enrolled in first episode psychosis drug trials representative of patients treated in routine clinical practice?
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 61:149-55. 2003
    ..Thus, it is not clear to what extent results are generalizable to most individuals treated for a psychotic illness who may not be eligible for such trials...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in age of first hospitalization for schizophrenia among immigrants and nonimmigrants in a national case registry
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 28:491-9. 2002
    ..Males had earlier ages at first hospitalization than females. The results suggest that immigration may have a delaying effect on age of first admission and support previous findings regarding gender difference in age of onset...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of naltrexone maintenance following ultra rapid opiate detoxification versus intensive inpatient detoxification
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Addict 11:52-6. 2002
    ..4 (+/- 3.8) months after detoxification. Naltrexone maintenance and counseling following rapid detoxification may be as effective as intensive inpatient detoxification and counseling...
  8. ncbi request reprint Short report: comparison of patient satisfaction and burden of adverse effects with novel and conventional neuroleptics: a naturalistic study
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 27:597-600. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid onset of therapeutic effect of risperidone versus haloperidol in a double-blind randomized trial
    J Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:343-6. 2001
    ..This report consists of a post hoc subanalysis of data from a large double-blind, randomized pivotal trial in which we compared onset of therapeutic effect between risperidone and haloperidol...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone versus haloperidol in long-term hospitalized chronic patients in a double blind randomized trial: a post hoc analysis
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gun, Israel
    Schizophr Res 50:89-93. 2001
    ..Patients who remain in hospital for an extended time pose a special therapeutic challenge...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rehospitalization rates of chronically ill schizophrenic patients discharged on a regimen of risperidone, olanzapine, or conventional antipsychotics
    J Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 158:266-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the rehospitalization rates of patients discharged from the hospital while being treated with risperidone, olanzapine, or conventional antipsychotics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changes in insurance coverage and extent of care during the two years after first hospitalization for a psychotic disorder
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychiatr Serv 52:87-91. 2001
    ..This study examined changes in insurance coverage during the 24 months after first admission for a psychotic disorder and the relationship of insurance type to the extent of care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Correlates of a perceived need for mental health assistance and differences between those who do and do not seek help
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ranat Gan, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 34:141-6. 1999
    ..This study examined prevalence of perceived need for mental health assistance, characteristics of people with a perceived need, and how persons with a need who sought help were different from those who did not...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and behavioural functioning in men with schizophrenia both before and shortly after first admission to hospital. Cross-sectional analysis
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Br J Psychiatry 177:26-32. 2000
    ..The extent of premorbid changes associated with the onset of schizophrenia are debated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cognitive impairment in early psychosis: a comparison of risperidone and haloperidol in a large long-term trial
    Philip D Harvey
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1888-95. 2005
    ..The study was conducted in a large group of patients experiencing their first episode of schizophrenia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory in three large samples of nursing home patients with dementia and behavioral disturbance
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:991-8. 2005
    ..The authors tested the CMAI factor structure by use of data from three samples of nursing home patients categorized a priori as having at least mild behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Premorbid functioning and treatment response in recent-onset schizophrenia
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Br J Psychiatry 189:31-5. 2006
    ..Investigating the relationship between premorbid functioning and treatment response in schizophrenia is relevant to understanding the illness and predicting treatment outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint A population-based examination of the role of years of education, age of onset, and sex on the course of schizophrenia
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 168:11-7. 2009
    ..The interaction showed that for males less education predicted poorer hospitalization outcomes if an earlier onset occurred. Together, the results suggest that less educated, early onset males are at higher risk of a poorer course...
  19. doi request reprint Real-world premorbid functioning in schizophrenia and affective disorders during the early teenage years: a population-based study of school grades and teacher ratings
    Vardit Zerem Ullman
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 136:13-8. 2012
    ..Population-based studies of cognitive and behavioral premorbid functioning in psychotic disorders generally focus on late adolescence in schizophrenia and most are based on IQ test scores...
  20. ncbi request reprint Time course for antipsychotic treatment response in first-episode schizophrenia
    Robin Emsley
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:743-5. 2006
    ..The authors examined early onset of antipsychotic action and early prediction of nonresponse to antipsychotics in patients with first-episode schizophrenia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the 5 dimensions of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:431-6. 2007
    ..This article examines the appropriateness of applying CFA to PANSS data and the dimensionality of the PANSS in a large sample of persons with chronic schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, and schizoaffective disorder...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship of premorbid functioning to illness course in schizophrenia and psychotic mood disorders during two years following first hospitalization
    Rachel Haim
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:791-5. 2006
    ..Consistent with new epidemiological research, early assessment of premorbid functioning could provide an avenue for targeted interventions that might improve outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Treating behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with psychosis of Alzheimer's disease using risperidone
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:227-40. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of risperidone on specific behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) among patients with psychosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  24. pmc Antecedents and patterns of suicide behavior in first-admission psychosis
    Shelly Bakst
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 36:880-9. 2010
    ..Persons with psychotic illnesses have an increased risk for suicide, especially early in the illness. Sufficient knowledge allowing for early recognition is lacking...
  25. doi request reprint Suicide attempts at the time of first admission and during early course schizophrenia: a population based study
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 177:55-9. 2010
    ..3). The risk profiles together correctly classified 90.7% (137/151) of subsequent suicide attempts. Suicide attempts at first admission and premorbid years of education have long-term prognostic utility and risk profiles are available...
  26. doi request reprint Treatment response trajectories and their antecedents in recent-onset psychosis: a 2-year prospective study
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:446-9. 2010
    ..The extent of heterogeneity in antipsychotic treatment response for over extended period is unclear. This study aimed to quantify treatment response trajectories and their characteristics up to 2 years in recent-onset psychosis...
  27. ncbi request reprint A population based elaboration of the role of age of onset on the course of schizophrenia
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 88:96-101. 2006
    ..Despite suggestions that an earlier age of onset and being male confer to a poorer course of schizophrenia, evidence regarding when these effects are most salient appears to be ambiguous...
  28. doi request reprint Treatment response trajectories and antipsychotic medications: examination of up to 18 months of treatment in the CATIE chronic schizophrenia trial
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Schizophr Res 137:141-6. 2012
    ..Trajectory studies highlight heterogeneity in treatment response, although they are yet to systematically differentiate between antipsychotic medications...
  29. doi request reprint Extent of attaining and maintaining symptom remission by antipsychotic medication in the treatment of chronic schizophrenia: evidence from the CATIE study
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 133:42-6. 2011
    ..Data on attaining and maintaining symptom remission associated with specific antipsychotic medications are rare and variant...
  30. doi request reprint Negative symptoms have greater impact on functioning than positive symptoms in schizophrenia: analysis of CATIE data
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 137:147-50. 2012
    ..This should be further tested in studies where negative symptoms improve without concomitant improvement of other symptoms...
  31. ncbi request reprint Extrapolation between measures of symptom severity and change: an examination of the PANSS and CGI
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Schizophr Res 98:318-22. 2008
    ..This research has not been replicated nor examined in individual trials. This study aims to examine the feasibility of extrapolation from the CGI to the PANSS across and within 4 large clinical trials of antipsychotic medication...
  32. pmc Dropout rates in randomized clinical trials of antipsychotics: a meta-analysis comparing first- and second-generation drugs and an examination of the role of trial design features
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 35:775-88. 2009
    ..Collectively, dropout rates are lower for second- than first-generation antipsychotic drugs and appear to be partly explained by trial design features thus providing direction for future trial design...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perceived patient threat and neuroleptic dosage
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:129-30. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint To what extent do the PANSS and CGI-S overlap?
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:303-7. 2006
    ..PANSS is the "gold standard" measure of efficacy, but it is not always feasible to use, yet the CGI-S requires validation...
  35. ncbi request reprint The premorbid adjustment scale structured interview (PAS-SI): preliminary findings
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 90:255-7. 2007
    ..Despite its widespread use there is no published structured interview (SI) schedule and little is known about the reliability of the instrument...
  36. pmc Is poor premorbid functioning a risk factor for suicide attempts in first-admission psychosis?
    Shelly Bakst
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Schizophr Res 116:210-6. 2010
    ..While poor premorbid functioning is associated with poorer outcomes in psychotic illnesses, little is known about whether it is also a risk factor for suicide attempts...
  37. doi request reprint Elaboration on the association between immigration and schizophrenia: a population-based national study disaggregating annual trends, country of origin and sex over 15 years
    Nomi Werbeloff
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:303-11. 2012
    ..This study aims to examine the extent to which immigration acts as a risk factor for schizophrenia, delineated by origin, sex and year, using national population-based data over 15 years...
  38. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' detection of psychological distress among elderly patients
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:773-80. 2005
    ..Authors compared rates of psychological distress and physician detection among elderly and non-elderly primary-care patients and examined, among elderly patients, variables associated with distress and physician detection...
  39. pmc A composite approach that includes dropout rates when analyzing efficacy data in clinical trials of antipsychotic medications
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 34:1145-50. 2008
    ..An alternative approach is to test the composite hypothesis of the difference between (a) completion rates and (b) efficacy of complete cases. Studies to date have not applied this relatively new method...
  40. doi request reprint Premorbid functioning and treatment response in recent-onset schizophrenia: prospective study with risperidone long-acting injectable
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 31:75-81. 2011
    ..7%, 49.3%, 29.6%, and 22.2%; P = 0.006). Good premorbid functioning corresponds with better treatment response in recent-onset psychosis as captured on both clinician and patient-reported measures...
  41. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with dementia as a target for pharmacotherapy with risperidone
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1329-34. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of risperidone on specific behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)...
  42. doi request reprint Recommendations to improve the positive and negative syndrome scale (PANSS) based on item response theory
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 188:446-52. 2011
    ..In clinical trials of chronic schizophrenia, the PANSS appears to require the following modifications: fewer rating options, adjustment of 'Lack of judgment and insight', and improved severe symptom assessment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Predictions made by psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses of violence by patients
    Rachel Haim
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Psychiatr Serv 53:622-4. 2002
    ..The predictions of the two groups coincided for 83 percent of the patients. The results suggest that psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses make similarly accurate predictions of violence and use similar criteria for making them...
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical illness among all discharged psychiatric inpatients in a national case register
    J Rabinowitz
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Ment Health Adm 24:82-9. 1997
    ..Underdiagnosis is suggested as a possible explanation. Study results were used to add differential payment for physical comorbidity under the new National Health Insurance Law. Other corrective measures are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Differential use of admission status in a psychiatric emergency room
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Bull Am Acad Psychiatry Law 23:595-606. 1995
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cost, dosage and clinical preference for risperidone and olanzapine
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 46:91-6. 2000
    ..The purpose of this paper is to compare daily treatment costs of risperidone and olanzapine, and to examine psychiatrists' clinical preferences...
  47. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of ultrarapid opiate detoxification combined with naltrexone maintenance and counseling
    J Rabinowitz
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychiatr Serv 49:831-3. 1998
    ..Relapse was defined as at least two weeks of daily opiate use. According to patients and significant others, 57 percent of patients had not relapsed. This rate is better than rates obtained in studies of other detoxification methods...
  48. pmc Trajectories and antecedents of treatment response over time in early-episode psychosis
    Stephen Z Levine
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 36:624-32. 2010
    ..The current study aims to quantify the extent of heterogeneity in trajectories of treated symptom severity in early-episode psychosis and their antecedents...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effect of clozapine on physical and verbal aggression
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 22:249-55. 1996
    ..The hypothesis that clozapine reduced serious physically and verbally aggressive behavior of persons with schizophrenia whose symptoms did not respond to typical neuroleptic treatment was tested...
  50. ncbi request reprint Compliance to naltrexone treatment after ultra-rapid opiate detoxification: an open label naturalistic study
    J Rabinowitz
    SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 47:77-86. 1997
    ..These results are more encouraging about the use of naltrexone for relapse prevention than previous studies. This method of using naltrexone should be further tested in prospective random assignment controlled studies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Perceived need and receipt of outpatient mental health services. Factors affecting access in Israeli HMOs
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:260-9. 2003
    ..However, severely limiting the availability of services does reduce the proportion of persons getting care. Implications for regulating insurers are discussed...
  52. pmc Hopelessness as a predictor of attempted suicide among first admission patients with psychosis: a 10-year cohort study
    E David Klonsky
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:1-10. 2012
    ..Moreover, in comparison with nonpsychotic populations, even relatively modest levels of hopelessness appear to confer risk for suicide in psychotic disorders...
  53. pmc Socioeconomic status at birth is associated with risk of schizophrenia: population-based multilevel study
    Shirli Werner
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 33:1373-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the current study was to test the association between individual and community SES at birth and risk of schizophrenia...
  54. pmc The association of dropout and outcome in trials of antipsychotic medication and its implications for dealing with missing data
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 34:286-91. 2008
    ..We examined whether dropout relates to outcome in clinical trials of antipsychotic medication...
  55. ncbi request reprint Patients' and staff members' attitudes about the rights of hospitalized psychiatric patients
    David Roe
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychiatr Serv 53:87-91. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to assess and compare patients' and staff members' attitudes about what rights hospitalized psychiatric patients should have...
  56. pmc Elective amniocentesis in low-risk pregnancies: decision making in the era of information and uncertainty
    Y Lesser
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Public Health 91:639-41. 2001
    ..Rational choice theory was applied to explain women's use of amniocentesis. Variables included knowledge about prenatal diagnostics, attitudes, and emotional preferences...
  57. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder in primary-care settings: prevalence and physicians' detection
    O Taubman-Ben-Ari
    School of Social Work, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Psychol Med 31:555-60. 2001
    ..Attention by primary-care physicians to a history of trauma could improve physicians' detection of this disabling disorder...
  58. ncbi request reprint The factor structure for the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in recent-onset psychosis
    Robin Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, 7505 Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Schizophr Res 61:47-57. 2003
    ..The results of this study partially support the use of a five-factor model for the PANSS, but suggest that scales for catatonia, depressive and anxiety syndromes should be included in future studies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Perceived functioning, well-being and psychiatric symptoms in patients with stable schizophrenia treated with long-acting risperidone for 1 year
    W Wolfgang Fleischhacker
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Psychiatry 187:131-6. 2005
    ..The extent to which antipsychotics improve patients' well-being is uncertain...
  60. ncbi request reprint Extrapyramidal symptoms and signs in first-episode, antipsychotic exposed and non-exposed patients with schizophrenia or related psychotic illness
    William G Honer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Psychopharmacol 19:277-85. 2005
    ..In this group, family history and poor premorbid functioning appear to be associated with increased risk for movement disorders...
  61. ncbi request reprint Remission in early psychosis: Rates, predictors, and clinical and functional outcome correlates
    Robin Emsley
    University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Schizophr Res 89:129-39. 2007
    ..Recently, the "Remission in Schizophrenia Working Group" proposed remission criteria consisting of a reduction to mild levels on key symptoms for at least 6 months...
  62. ncbi request reprint Self-reported drug abuse in male adolescents with behavioral disturbances, and follow-up for future schizophrenia
    Mark Weiser
    Sheba Medical Center, Israel Defense Forces, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 54:655-60. 2003
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance in schizophrenia patients assessed before and following the first psychotic episode
    Asaf Caspi
    Department of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Schizophr Res 65:87-94. 2003
    ..The purpose of this historical prospective study was to follow the cognitive impairment in schizophrenia from the premorbid period until shortly after the onset of the first psychotic episode within the same subjects...
  64. ncbi request reprint Higher rates of cigarette smoking in male adolescents before the onset of schizophrenia: a historical-prospective cohort study
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1219-23. 2004
    ..The authors examined the prevalence of cigarette smoking in apparently healthy adolescents later hospitalized for schizophrenia...
  65. ncbi request reprint The relationship of neuropsychological test performance with the PANSS in antipsychotic naïve, first-episode psychosis patients
    Kimberley P Good
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Suite 9216 AJLB, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2E2
    Schizophr Res 68:11-9. 2004
    ..However, the relationship between the clinically rated cognitive factor and performance-based cognitive test scores has not been thoroughly examined, particularly in patients who are early in the course of illness...
  66. ncbi request reprint Correlates of cognitive deficits in first episode schizophrenia
    Gitry Heydebrand
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:1-9. 2004
    ..If present, such relationships should be most clearly observable in patients with first episode schizophrenia; that is, before the effects of chronic illness, institutionalization, or treatment might confound them...
  67. ncbi request reprint Elaboration on premorbid intellectual performance in schizophrenia: premorbid intellectual decline and risk for schizophrenia
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1297-304. 2005
    ..However, it is not clear whether this below-average premorbid intelligence is stable or progressive...
  68. ncbi request reprint Premorbid intellectual functioning and risk of schizophrenia and spectrum disorders
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levey Place, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:193-207. 2006
    ..IQ was not associated with age of onset. These results confirm the importance of low intellectual functioning as a risk factor for SSD. This is unlikely to be due to prodrome...
  69. ncbi request reprint Premorbid behavioral and intellectual functioning in schizophrenia patients with poor response to treatment with antipsychotic drugs
    Asaf Caspi
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Schizophr Res 94:45-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the premorbid behavioral and intellectual functioning of schizophrenia patients who showed poor response to antipsychotic treatment...
  70. ncbi request reprint Subtle cognitive dysfunction in nonaffected siblings of individuals affected by nonpsychotic disorders
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 63:602-8. 2008
    ..We investigated cognitive performance on a large, population-based sample of individuals, affected at the time of testing by nonpsychotic disorders, and their unaffected siblings...
  71. ncbi request reprint Social and cognitive functioning, urbanicity and risk for schizophrenia
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, IDF, Division of Mental Health, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Br J Psychiatry 191:320-4. 2007
    ..Previous work suggests that the association between urbanicity and schizophrenia may be greatest in those with pre-existing vulnerability...
  72. ncbi request reprint Advancing paternal age and autism
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Seaver Center for Autism Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1026-32. 2006
    ..Maternal and paternal ages are associated with neurodevelopmental disorders...
  73. ncbi request reprint Premorbid intra-individual variability in intellectual performance and risk for schizophrenia: a population-based study
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Schizophr Res 85:49-57. 2006
    ..We examined the association between intra-individual variability in intellectual performance and risk for schizophrenia in individuals with normal IQ...
  74. ncbi request reprint Concordance of patient and clinical ratings of symptom severity and change of psychotic illness
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Schizophr Res 100:359-60. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of premorbid intellectual, language, and behavioral functioning in patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and nonpsychotic bipolar disorder
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2027-35. 2002
    ..The premorbid intellectual, language, and behavioral functioning of patients hospitalized for schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or nonpsychotic bipolar disorder was compared with that of healthy comparison subjects...
  76. doi request reprint Long-acting injectable risperidone in the treatment of subjects with recent-onset psychosis: a preliminary study
    Robin Emsley
    University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 28:210-3. 2008
    ..5 mg for 30%, and 50 mg for 16%. This preliminary study suggests that RLAI was overall well tolerated and appears to be effective in recent-onset psychosis. Further investigation is warranted...
  77. ncbi request reprint Impaired reading comprehension and mathematical abilities in male adolescents with average or above general intellectual abilities are associated with comorbid and future psychopathology
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:883-90. 2007
    ..Impairments in intellectual functioning and abnormal behaviors leading to mental illnesses may share common neurobiological substrates. The results support screening male adolescents with learning disorders for psychopathology...
  78. ncbi request reprint Correlates of insight in first episode psychosis
    Matcheri S Keshavan
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 70:187-94. 2004
    ..These observations suggest that deficits in insight may be related to a generalized dysfunction of neural networks involved in memory, learning, and executive functions...
  79. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and intelligence: implications for age-related genomic changes in male germ cells
    Dolores Malaspina
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 15:117-25. 2005
    ..There are also substantial genetic influences on intelligence, so de novo genetic events in male germ cells, which accompany advancing paternal age, may plausibly influence offspring intelligence...