Véronique Giacomini

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Insight impairment occurs commonly in patients with schizophrenia, and it can be expected that patients with impaired insight may subsequently have poorer psychosocial adjustment. The aim of the present study was to measure the relationship between insight and psychosocial adjustment in 38 inpatients with a diagnosis of DSM-IV schizophrenia. Insight was(More)
This paper reports on a study that was designed to investigate the relationship between psychopathology and executive functions in schizophrenia. Correlations were sparse and mostly weak. The most robust finding was the association between letter fluency and negative symptoms; however, most other applied tasks were not associated with symptom level. Our(More)
OBJECTIVE This paper reports on a study designed to (i) assess levels of executive functions among patients suffering from schizophrenia; (ii) investigate associations between measures of executive functions and psychosocial adjustment; and (iii) examine the influence of psychopathology on the relationship between executive functions and psychosocial(More)
INTRODUCTION We investigated the relationship of insight with executive functions and symptoms in a group of stabilised inpatients with schizophrenia. METHODS Executive functions using an extensive battery constituted of several tests as well as psychopathology were assessed in 38 inpatients with a DSM-IV diagnosis of schizophrenia. Insight was assessed(More)
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