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Scientific and consumer models of recovery in schizophrenia: concordance, contrasts, and implications.
  • A. Bellack
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Schizophrenia bulletin
  • 28 September 2005
Schizophrenia has traditionally been viewed as a chronic condition with a very pessimistic outlook, but that assumption may not be valid. There has been a growing consumer movement among people withExpand
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The 2009 schizophrenia PORT psychosocial treatment recommendations and summary statements.
The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) psychosocial treatment recommendations provide a comprehensive summary of current evidence-based psychosocial treatment interventions forExpand
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Emotion recognition and social competence in chronic schizophrenia.
This study evaluated (a) whether chronic, medicated schizophrenia patients show deficits in emotion recognition compared to nonpatients, and (b) whether deficits in emotion recognition are related toExpand
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Anhedonia, positive and negative affect, and social functioning in schizophrenia.
This study examines the relationship between anhedonia and the trait dimensions of positive affect (PA) and negative affect (NA) in schizophrenia. The relationship between poor social functioning inExpand
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Prevalence of substance abuse in schizophrenia: demographic and clinical correlates.
Methodological issues involved in assessing the prevalence of substance abuse in schizophrenia are discussed, and previous research in this area is comprehensively reviewed. Many studies suffer fromExpand
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A scientific agenda for the concept of recovery as it applies to schizophrenia.
Recovery is now a widely discussed concept in the field of research, treatment, and public policy regarding schizophrenia. As it has increasingly become a focus in mainstream psychiatry, however, itExpand
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Skills training for people with severe mental illness.
  • A. Bellack
  • Medicine
  • Psychiatric rehabilitation journal
  • 2004
There is a growing empirical literature on psychosocial rehabilitation strategies for schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses. Three of the best-supported and most promising approaches wereExpand
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Remediation of cognitive deficits in schizophrenia.
Studies have suggested that schizophrenia is characterized by an impairment in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex that prevents learning of some elementary information processing tasks. To test thisExpand
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Deficits in facial-affect recognition and schizophrenia.
It has been widely demonstrated that schizophrenic patients show a broad range of deficits in interpersonal skills. Recently, considerable attention has been focused on the ability of these patientsExpand
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Assessment of community functioning in people with schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses: a white paper based on an NIMH-sponsored workshop.
People with schizophrenia frequently have significant problems in community functioning. Progress in developing effective interventions to ameliorate these problems has been slowed by the absence ofExpand
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