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What does PANSS stand for?

PANSS stands for Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (schizophrenia)

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This approval is based on results from a six-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that demonstrated significant improvement with ABILIFY compared to placebo on the primary efficacy endpoint, Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) Total Score.
In one study which was a 28-week double-blind, parallel-group trial, 301 patients were randomized to receive 80-160 mg of ziprasidone per day or 5-15 mg of haloperidol per day They were evaluated on the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS), Clinical Global Impression of Severity of Illness (CGI-S), Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF), and other standard assessment scales.
Although this was a small study with a limited treatment duration, initial signals of antipsychotic effects, as indicated by reductions in Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) scores, were observed in patients given the two highest tolerated doses (400 mg and 600 mg) of ACP-104.
8) Efficacy was assessed using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS), a common measure of the total severity of positive symptoms (psychological disturbances "added" as a result of the disorder, such as hallucinations, delusions, suspiciousness and paranoia) and negative symptoms (normal functioning the patient has "lost," resulting in lack of initiative and loss of normal enjoyment).