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Table 2 Threshold level for each of remission criteria symptoms in a group of stable patients according to International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition (ICD-10) diagnosis (n = 158)

From: Remission in schizophrenia: results of cross-sectional with 6-month follow-up period and 1-year observational therapeutic studies in an outpatient population

Dimension of psychopathology according to three-factor model of schizophrenia ICD-10 diagnosis (PANSS symptoms) Paranoid schizophrenia, continuous course Paranoid schizophrenia, episodic course Paranoid schizophrenia, remittent course Undifferentiated schizophrenia Residual schizophrenia Simple schizophrenia Schizoaffective disorder
Psychoticism (reality distortion) Delusion 3.7 (± 1.0)/5 2.5 (± 1.1)/3 1.3 (± 0.5)/1.5 3.7 (± 0.9)/4 1.7 (± 0.9)/2 1.0 (± 0)/1 1.0 (± 0)/1
  Unusual thought content 3.8 (± 1.1)/5 2.3 (± 1.1)/3 1.5 (± 0.5)/2 3.0 (± 1.0)/4 1.7 (± 1.0)/3 1.5 (± 0.8)/2 1.2 (± 0.7)/1
  Hallucinatory behavior 3.5 (± 1.2)/4 2.0 (± 1.0)/3 1.1 (± 0.4)/1 3.7 (± 0.7)/4 1.6 (± 0.7)/2 1.0 (± 0)/1 1.0 (± 0)/1
Disorganization Conceptual disorganization 2.2 (± 1.2)/3 1.8 (± 0.9)/3 1.1 (± 0.4)/1 2.3 (± 1.0)/3 1.9 (± 0.8)/3 1.2 (± 0.4)/1 1.1 (± 0.3)/1
  Mannerisms/posturing 2.2 (± 1.3)/3 1.9 (± 1.3)/3 1.0 (± 0)/1 1.9 (± 1.2)/3 2.0 (± 0.9)/3 1.8 (± 1.0)/3 1.0 (± 0)/1
Negative symptoms (psychomotor poverty) Blunted affect 3.9 (± 0.9)/4 3.2 (± 0.9)/4 1.3 (± 0.5)/1.5 3.5 (± 0.8)/4 3.2 (± 1.0)/4 4.0 (± 0.6)/4 1.6 (± 0.7)/2
  Social withdrawal 4.3 (± 1.0)/5 2.9 (± 1.3)/4 1.8 (± 0.7)/2 3.2 (± 1.4)/4 3.3 (± 0.9)/4 3.8 (± 0.8)/4 1.8 (± 0.7)/2
  Lack of spontaneity 4.0 (± 1.0)/5 2.5 (± 0.9)/3 1.4 (± 0.7)/1.5 3.3 (± 1.2)/4 3.0 (± 0.8)/4 3.9 (± 0.7)/4 1.0 (± 0)/1
  1. Values are mean, standard deviation (± SD)/75th percentile unless otherwise stated.
  2. PANSS = Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale.