Early Detection and Intervention for Women At-risk of Psychosis

2018-11-28 22:30:20 | BioPortfolio


This study aims to examine the effectiveness of the cognitive behavioral therapy in preventing the conversion of psychosis in a sample of individuals at-risk for psychosis.


Eligible subjects with informed consent provided will be randomly assigned to the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) group or psychoeducation group. Each group consists of 8 session spanning for 8 week.

Study Design


Prodromal Schizophrenia


CBT, Psychoeducation


Not yet recruiting


The University of Hong Kong

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-11-28T22:30:20-0500

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