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The Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia: reliability, sensitivity, and comparison with a standard neurocognitive battery
Studies of neurocognitive function in patients with schizophrenia use widely variable assessment techniques. Clinical trials assessing the cognitive enhancing effect of new medications have usedExpand
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The MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery, part 1: test selection, reliability, and validity.
OBJECTIVE The lack of an accepted standard for measuring cognitive change in schizophrenia has been a major obstacle to regulatory approval of cognition-enhancing treatments. A primary mandate of theExpand
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Identification of separable cognitive factors in schizophrenia
One of the primary goals in the NIMH initiative to encourage development of new interventions for cognitive deficits in schizophrenia, Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition inExpand
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Overlooking the obvious: a meta-analytic comparison of digit symbol coding tasks and other cognitive measures in schizophrenia.
CONTEXT In focusing on potentially localizable cognitive impairments, the schizophrenia meta-analytic literature has overlooked the largest single impairment: on digit symbol coding tasks. Expand
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Approaching a consensus cognitive battery for clinical trials in schizophrenia: The NIMH-MATRICS conference to select cognitive domains and test criteria
To stimulate the development of new drugs for the cognitive deficits of schizophrenia, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) established the Measurement and Treatment Research to ImproveExpand
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The MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery, part 2: co-norming and standardization.
OBJECTIVE The consensus cognitive battery developed by the National Institute of Mental Health's (NIMH's) Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (MATRICS) initiativeExpand
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Physiological activation of a cortical network during performance of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test: A positron emission tomography study
To determine the neural circuitry engaged by performance of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST), a neuropsychological test traditionally considered to be sensitive to prefrontal lesions, regionalExpand
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Auditory working memory and Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND Impaired Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) performance has been one critical piece of evidence suggesting frontal lobe dysfunction in schizophrenia. However, the specific cognitiveExpand
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Repeatable battery for the assessment of neuropsychological status as a screening test in schizophrenia I: sensitivity, reliability, and validity.
OBJECTIVE Cognitive impairment is an important feature of schizophrenia and is correlated with functional outcome. However, psychiatry lacks a screening instrument that can reliably assess the typesExpand
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Cognitive impairments in patients with schizophrenia displaying preserved and compromised intellect.
BACKGROUND Although intellectual and neurocognitive deficits accompany schizophrenia, there are inconsistencies in the literature concerning issues of intellectual decline, premorbid deficits, aExpand
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