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OBJECTIVE The primary purpose of this article was to determine if cognitive abilities decline, remain unchanged, or modestly improve throughout the course of schizophrenic illness. METHOD Forty-two patients with a first hospitalization for schizophrenia or schizophreniform disorder and 16 normal comparison subjects had a battery of neuropsychological(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether men and women with schizophrenia demonstrate differences in cognitive abilities. METHOD Two cohorts of patients with schizophrenia, an acute first-episode and a chronically hospitalized group, were evaluated with a neuropsychological battery and compared with a normal group of subjects. (More)
The reliability, validity, and utility of the Adult Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire (ASIQ), Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS), Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation (BSS), and Reasons for Attempting Suicide Questionnaire (RASQ) with correctional mental health populations was evaluated. Evidence was found indicating good to excellent reliability for all measures. Each(More)
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