In an editorial introducing its March issue, Schizophrenia Bulletin explores the categorical distinctions that have defined and directed research into psychotic disorders since the late 19th century. Findings from cognitive, neurobiological and epidemiological research, they say, may support a more unitary concept of psychosis across the population. In a commentary in the same issue Patrick McGorry (see prior article) questions the limits of evidence-based health care in the treatment of psychosis, when “the status quo has manifestly failed.”
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