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Schizofrenia ad esordio in età evolutiva: aspetti clinici e interventi possibili (Very Early and Early Onset Schizophrenia: Clinical characteristics and implications for interventions)
Titolo Rivista:  QUADERNI DI PSICOTERAPIA COGNITIVA
Autori/Curatori: Maria Pontillo, Marco Armando, Milena Coletti, Ornella Santonastaso, Stefano Vicari
Anno di pubblicazione: 2016 Fascicolo: 39 Lingua: Italiano
Numero pagine: 17 P. 25-41 Dimensione file: 115 KB
DOI: 10.3280/QPC2016-039003
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In circa un terzo dei pazienti schizofrenici, l’esordio del disturbo avviene in eta preadolescenziale (Very Early Onset Schizophrenia; VEOS) e adolescenziale (Early Onset Schizophrenia; EOS). Le condizioni ad esordio precoce e molto precoce rappresentano forme piu severe e disabilitanti del disturbo schizofrenico, sia dal punto di vista clinico che neuropsicologico e neuroanatomico. In questi soggetti e stata infatti evidenziata una frequenza piu elevata di allucinazioni di tipo uditivo e bizzarrie comportamentali, nonche maggiore gravita della sintomatologia negativa associata ad un alto grado di disabilita e ritiro sociale. Sul piano neurocognitivo e stato inoltre rilevato un deterioramento addirittura antecedente l’esordio schizofrenico, che risulta particolarmente invalidante poiche avviene in un momento evolutivo critico, in cui fondamentali competenze neuropsicologiche e sociali sono ancora in fase di sviluppo. Di qui, la necessita di strutturare interventi precoci e integrati che tengano conto del profilo clinico e neuropsicologico specifico dell’esordio schizofrenico in eta evolutiva.



Keywords: Schizofrenia ad esordio precoce, intervento precoce, Clinical Staging Model, psicoterapia cognitivo-comportamentale


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Maria Pontillo, Marco Armando, Milena Coletti, Ornella Santonastaso, Stefano Vicari, Schizofrenia ad esordio in età evolutiva: aspetti clinici e interventi possibili in "QUADERNI DI PSICOTERAPIA COGNITIVA" 39/2016, pp. 25-41, DOI:10.3280/QPC2016-039003

     


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