Jung-Joon Moon

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OBJECTIVE Cognitive dysfunction is common in people with schizophrenia, and language disability is one of the most notable cognitive deficits. This study assessed the use and comprehension ability of the Korean language in patients with schizophrenia and the correlations between language ability and cognitive function. METHODS Eighty-six patients with(More)
OBJECTIVES Smoking is more common among patients with schizophrenia than it is in the general population. Varenicline, a partial and full agonist at the α4β2 and α7 nicotine acetylcholine receptors, respectively, has been shown to be an effective anti-smoking treatment. This study examined the effects of varenicline treatment on smoking reduction in(More)
OBJECTIVES Cognitive dysfunction is a core feature of schizophrenia; deficits often manifest prior to diagnosis and persist throughout the course of the illness. This study was performed to assess the difference in cognitive function and daily living skills between the early- and late-stage schizophrenia. METHODS Fifty-five clinically stable patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE This study's aim was to develop and standardize a Korean version (SCoRS-K) of the Schizophrenia Cognition Rating Scale (SCoRS), which is used to evaluate the degree of cognitive dysfunction affecting the everyday functioning of people with schizophrenia. METHODS Eighty-four schizophrenia patients with stable symptoms who were receiving(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the usefulness of the University of California San Diego Performance-Based Skills Assessment (UPSA) as a new diagnostic method and tool for the assessment of cognitive function and activities of daily living function in patients with cognitive impairment. METHOD In total, 35 patients with cognitive impairment and 35 healthy controls(More)
Objective The study's aim was to develop and standardize a Korean version of the University of California San Diego Performance-based Skills Assessment (K-UPSA), which is used to evaluate the daily living function of patients with schizophrenia. Methods Study participants were 78 patients with schizophrenia and 27 demographically matched healthy controls.(More)
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