SCALE OF PRODROMAL SYMPTOMS (SOPS)

Evaluation instrument in psychology, constructed to identify and analyze the initial stages of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Contains diagnosis criteria based on behavioral patterns and allows for a six point scale to measure severity of five weakened positive symptoms, four chaotic symptoms, and four typical symptoms.

SCALE OF PRODROMAL SYMPTOMS (SOPS): "The Scale of Prodromal Symptoms was originally developed in 2001 by U.S. psychiatrist Thomas H. McGlashan (1941-) and colleagues."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCALE OF PRODROMAL SYMPTOMS (SOPS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scale-of-prodromal-symptoms-sops/ (accessed September 5, 2019).
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