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Psychotic onsets. Clinical implications of attachment styles, metacognitive beliefs and doctor-patient communication
Journal Title: PSICOBIETTIVO 
Author/s: Alessia Zangrilli, Fabrizio Alfani 
Year:  2018 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  11 Pg. 135-145 FullText PDF:  121 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSOB2018-001010
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During the last decades of the century it has become increasingly evident that the early phase of a schizophrenic psychosis and the period preceding the onset of positive symptomatology are of crucial importance for subsequent outcomes of the disease and for future developments in the patient’s life and their families. The possibility of early implementation of appropriate therapeutic interventions can significantly improve the prognosis of these disorders. In this paper the authors present a brief review of the research aimed at identifying some aspects (related to attachment styles, cultural identity, metacognitive beliefs, doctor-patient communication) that can significantly affect both the evolution of the disease and the effectiveness of the therapeutic interventions implemented during the early stages of the disorder.
Keywords: Early Psychotic Phase; Onset of Positive Symptomatology; Attachment Styles and Psychopathology; Cultural Identity; Metacognitive Beliefs; Clinical Communication; Early Intervent

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Alessia Zangrilli, Fabrizio Alfani, Psychotic onsets. Clinical implications of attachment styles, metacognitive beliefs and doctor-patient communication in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 1/2018, pp. 135-145, DOI:10.3280/PSOB2018-001010

   

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