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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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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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An analysis of social competence in schizophrenia.
Twenty-one schizophrenics with prominent negative symptoms were compared with 37 schizophrenics without them, 33 patients with major affective disorder and 20 non-patient controls on a battery ofExpand
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Gender, social competence, and symptomatology in schizophrenia: a longitudinal analysis.
The relationship between gender and social skill measured by performance on a role play test was examined in a sample of 57 schizophrenics, 33 affective disorder patients, and 20 nonpatient controls.Expand
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Alcohol use in wife abusers and their spouses.
The present study provided an assessment of alcohol use in couples characterized by wife abuse. The Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test, Quantity-Frequency Index, Impairment Index, and a questionnaireExpand
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Social competence in schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and negative and non-negative schizophrenia
Social skill and role functioning were assessed in matched groups of patients with DSM-III-R schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Schizophrenics were categorized as negativeExpand
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The ability of schizophrenics to perceive and cope with negative affect
Thirty-four schizophrenic patients in an acute in-patient hospital were compared with 24 in-patients with major affective disorder and 19 non-patient controls on a role-play test of social skills andExpand
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The role of social perception in social skill
The literature on social skills has emphasized the behavioral response components necessary for competent interpersonal functioning. Little consideration has been given to the role of socialExpand
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Perception of emotion among schizophrenic patients
The relationship of problems in social perception to the social dysfunction of schizophrenic patients has not been adequately addressed. The present study compared the responses of patients diagnosedExpand
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