Gabriella Knoll

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BACKGROUND Impaired processing of emotions may relate to violent behavior in schizophrenia patients. We compared emotional function in schizophrenia patients with and without a history of severe violent behavior. METHOD Tests of identification and differentiation of facial emotions were performed to compare 35 patients with chronic schizophrenia or(More)
Lack of insight of patients with schizophrenia into various aspects of their illness and treatment is an important clinical issue. Poor insight has been reported to be associated with neurocognitive deficits, particularly in the frontal and parietal functions. The aim of this study was to examine relationships between insight and cognitive and emotional(More)
There is evidence that neurosteroids such as DHEA and its sulfated form DHEAS can modulate cognitive function. We hypothesize that DHEA/S concentrations may be linked to cognitive impairment in schizophrenia. The aim of this pilot study was to test this hypothesis by examining the relationship between blood levels of DHEAS and cognitive function. The(More)
BACKGROUND It has been proposed that social and cognitive deficits in schizophrenia may result from impaired error monitoring. OBJECTIVE We tested the hypothesis that among schizophrenia patients, impaired error monitoring contributes to poor face recognition, an important social skill. METHODS 79 schizophrenia patients and 57 healthy individuals were(More)
A lack of insight into illness and negative attitudes towards medication are common among individuals with schizophrenia and impact clinical outcomes. This study aimed to examine the relationships between attitudes towards medication and cognitive function in schizophrenia patients. Thirty-five male forensic inpatients who were suffering from chronic(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about the development of the quality of diabetes care in Germany. The aim of this study is to analyze time trends in patient self-management, physician-delivered care, medication, risk factor control, complications and quality of life from 2000 to 2014. METHODS Analyses are based on data from individuals with type 2 diabetes of(More)
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