Eighty acute schizophrenics, classified as having good or poor premorbid adjustment and paranoid or nonparanoid symptoms, were followed from admission to a crisis-oriented inpatient program until one year after discharge to determine the predictive relationship between premorbid or paranoid status and psychopathological condition, posthospital treatment, and community adjustment.
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