Evidence Tracker

Early treatment is a changing futures for young people facing psychosis — but don’t take our word for it!  Take a deeper dive into the science behind early intervention with this short list of notable research from the 2000s.

 

Early Psychosis Treatment Results

2016

Cost-Effectiveness of Comprehensive, Integrated Care for First Episode Psychosis in the NIMH RAISE Early Treatment Program

Continued versus discontinued cannabis use in patients with psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Treatment patterns and short-term outcomes in an early intervention youth mental health service

Obstacles to care in first-episode psychosis patients with a long duration of untreated psychosis

2015

Comprehensive Versus Usual Community Care for First-Episode Psychosis: 2-Year Outcomes From the NIMH RAISE Early Treatment Program

Additional RAISE research

First-Episode Services for Psychotic Disorders in the U.S. Public Sector: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial (STEP Program)

Early Intervention in Psychosis: Obvious, Effective, Overdue

10-year outcome study of an early intervention program for psychosis compared with standard care service

2014

How successful are first episode programs? A review of the evidence for specialised assertive early intervention

2013

Preventing a first episode of psychosis: Meta-analysis of randomised controlled prevention trials of 12 month and medium-term follow-ups

The psychosis high-risk state: A comprehensive state-of-the-art review

2012

Predicting psychosis: A meta-analysis of evidence

Long-term follow-up of the TIPS early detection in psychosis study: effects on 10-year outcome

Providing care to young people with emerging risk of psychosis: Balancing potential risks and benefits

2011

Review: early intervention services can be clinically beneficial for people with early psychosis

Is Early Intervention in Psychosis Cost-Effective Over the Long Term?

2010

Early intervention services, cognitive-behavioural therapy and family intervention in early psychosis: systematic review

Promoting recovery in early psychosis: A practice manual

Feasibility of Implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis on Assertive Community Treatment Teams: A Controlled Pilot Study

2009

The recognition and management of early psychosis: A preventive approach, (2nd ed)

Intervention in individuals at ultra high risk for psychosis: A review and future directions

2008

The Key to Reducing Duration of Untreated First Psychosis: Information Campaigns (TIPS study)

Early intervention in psychosis: concepts, evidence and future directions

Working with People at High Risk of Developing Psychosis: A Treatment Handbook

2007

The prevention of schizophrenia

Lifetime Prevalence of Psychotic and Bipolar I Disorders in a General Population

2006

Clinical staging of psychiatric disorders: a heuristic framework for choosing earlier, safer and more effective interventions

2005

Early Intervention and recovery for young people with early psychosis: consensus statement

Association between duration of untreated psychosis and outcome in cohorts of first-episode patients: A systematic review

Early intervention in psychotic disorders: Beyond debate to solving problems

2002

Implementing Early Intervention in Psychosis: A Guide to Establishing Early Psychosis Services

The recognition and optimal management of early psychosis: An evidence-based reform

 

Supported Employment & Education

2014

Supported Employment Over the Long Term

Long-Term Effectiveness of Supported Employment: Five-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial

From Effectiveness to Sustainability: Life and treatment goals of individuals hospitalized for first-episode nonaffective psychosis

2010

To love and to work: the next major mental health reform goals

 

Early Intervention Guidelines

2014

Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults: prevention and management

2013

Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management

2011

Early Psychosis Guidelines Writing Group, Australian Clinical Guidelines for Early Psychosis, 2nd edition

2009

Schizophrenia. Australian Treatment Guide for Consumers and Carers

2005

International Early Psychosis Association: International clinical practice guidelines for early psychosis

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of schizophrenia and related disorders

 

Emerging Treatments

 

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