Izmir Mental Health Cohort for Gene-Environment Interaction in Psychosis (TurkSch): Assessment of the Extended and Transdiagnostic Psychosis Phenotype and Analysis of Attrition in a 6-Year Follow-Up of a Community-Based Sample

Kırlı U. , Binbay T., ELBİ H., Drukker M., KAYAHAN B., Ozkinay F., ...More

FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY, vol.10, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00554
  • Title of Journal : FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY


Objective: TurkSch is a prospective, longitudinal study in a representative community sample (Izmir, Turkey), consisting of several data collection stages, to screen and follow-up mental health outcomes, with a special focus on the extended and transdiagnostic psychosis phenotype. The aim of the present paper is to describe the research methodology, data collection results, and associations with noncontact and refusal in the longitudinal arm.