Tyrone Cannon

Jan. 11, 2008

Predicting Psychotic Illness in Teens

Researchers say that by examining a collection of risk factors, they can predict which high-risk teens will develop psychotic illness with 65-80 percent accuracy.

mental health, psychosis, psychotic illness

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