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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of the sample

From: Assessment of functioning in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder with the Mini-ICF-APP: a validation study in Italy

Characteristics Statistics
Diagnosis N (%)
 Schizophrenia 32 (43.2)
 Schizoaffective disorders 42 (56.8)
Age at onset
 Mean ± SD 22.83 (10.06)
 Range 13–53
Duration of untreated psychosis
 Mean months ± SD 26.05 (53.85)
 Range 24–564
Comorbidities N (%)
 Anxiety disorders 7 (9.5)
 Personality disorders 8 (11.0)
 Alcohol abuse/dep 9 (12.3)
 Other subst abuse/dep 16 (21.9)
Previous clinical course N (%)
 Episodic with remission 11 (14.9)
 Episodic without remission 17 (23.0)
 Continuous 42 (56.8)
 Non specified 4 (5.4)
Previous hospital adm N (%)
 Yes 47 (63.5)
 No 27 (36.5)
Previous suicide attempts N (%)
 Yes 20 (27)
 No 54 (73)
Previous legal problems N (%)
 Yes 6 (8.1)
 No 68 (91.9)
Treatments N (%)
 Antipsychotics 74 (100.0)
 Mood stabilizers 17 (23.0)
 Antidepressants 19 (25.7)
 Anxiolytics 42 (56.7)
 Other 13 (17.6)
 Psychotherapy 9 (12.1)
 Rehabilitation programmes 16 (21.6)
Remission N (%)
 Clinical 40 (54.1)
 Functional 22 (29.7)
 Clinical + functional (recovery) 20 (27.0)