Escala Breve de Evaluación Psiquiátrica (Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale, BPRS. Authors. Ana Hernandez + 1 · luis preciado · Ana Hernandez. This study was performed to validate the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) in a Spanish-language version in Colombia. We used the BPRS because it is. The BPRS is important because it is one of the most widely used scales in clinical Analisis factorial y validación de la versión en español de la escala Brief.

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However, most of the studies have shown the distribution of symptoms into four factors, namely: Peralta V, Cuesta MJ. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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A confiabilidade foi de 0, The debate whether the symptom “disorganization” pertains to esdala psychotic dimension factor “positive” or is an independent dimension is important as the concept of treatment resistance has been associated with that of persistence of positive symptoms since nearly one decade. Each category contains five different ratings that evaluate positive, negative, depressive, cognitive and global symptoms, and a seven-point ordinal scale is applied to evaluate these categories.

Novel factor-based symptom scores in treatment resistant schizophrenia: This study aims to investigate the psychopathological factors in a population of patients with diagnosis of schizophrenia, selected according to a well-defined criterion of refractoriness to antipsychotic treatment. Coefficients corresponding to inter-rater and test-retest reliability were 0.


Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Original version accepted in Portuguese Article based on the M. One hundred and twenty patients using conventional antipsychotics and who met the historic criterion described above escal entered in the study.

All patients gave their informed consent.

Regarding correlation between scales, it was moderate for positive, negative, cognitive and total score domains 0. February 14, Accepted: J Epidemiol Community Health.

Sensitivity to change has been evaluated comparing scores in two clinically different points. The brief psychiatric rating scale. The semi structured BPRS interview and rating guide. The BPRS-A allowed the distinction of psychopathological factors, which are important in the evaluation of treatment response of ecsala with schizophrenia.

Factors whose relationship had psychopathological coherence were chosen. Schizophrenic syndromes and clozapine response in treatment-resistant schizophrenia.

The order of administration, considering the complexity of scales, was the following: The results of this study replicate the factors “positive” and “negative” and evidence that they are found in bpfs studies of factor analysis among schizophrenic patients who are responsive and not-responsive to typical neuroleptics using the BPRS or other instrument for psychopathological measure.

Clinical global impression CGI.

Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale

Neuroimagem estrutural e psicopatologia: Factor analysis studies using the BPRS as their instrument and in a population with not-specified refractoriness, the symptom “disorganization of thought” has been grouped to the factor “positive symptoms”, as shown in Overall and Klett, 5 Guy 9 and Zuardi et al 25 or grouped to the factor “negative”, as seen in Acorn. The Clinical Global Impression – Schizophrenia Scale was designed to assess severity and treatment response in subjects with schizophrenia involved in naturalistic studies and daily clinical practice.


The dichotomy between positive bprss negative symptoms which was initially proposed for schizophrenia 1 has been modified by studies based on factor analysis, 2 bprd statistical esfala which enable the grouping of symptoms of a scale by means of their correlation. Romano F, Elkis H. An index of factor simplicity.

The heterogeneity of clinical manifestations in schizophrenia has lead to the study of symptom clusters through psychopathological assessment scales. How to cite this article. Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl. As previously mentioned, this study and McMahon et al’s 15 were the only to assess a homogeneous population of refractory patients. The CGI-SCH scale is a short instrument for evaluation of the distinct domains of schizophrenia, easy to administer and not time-consuming minutes to fill inwhich can be used either in clinical or research settings.

Romano F, Elkis H. The Clinical Global Impression-Schizophrenia scale: In average, they became ill at Services on Demand Journal. Methods for assessing positive and negative symptoms. Patients were defined as refractory according to modified Kane et al’s criteria, 14 namely: The interview was conducted by the psychiatrist and at the end both filled out independently their scores.

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