Self-esteem is associated with premorbid adjustment and positive psychotic symptoms in early psychosis

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p136
Academic Journal
The article presents a research which examines whether premorbid adjustment has an impact on the a person's self-esteem, and whether lowered self-esteem contributes to the development of psychosis. It is reported that, the researchers used positive and negative syndrome scale (PANSS) technique to conduct the research. According to the research, there exists significant association between premorbid adjustment and self-esteem and between self-esteem and positive psychotic symptoms.


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