A meta-analysis of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia.

  title={A meta-analysis of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia.},
  author={Susan R McGurk and Elizabeth W. Twamley and David Sitzer and Gregory J McHugo and Kim T. Mueser},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={164 12},
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the effects of cognitive remediation for improving cognitive performance, symptoms, and psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia. METHOD A meta-analysis was conducted of 26 randomized, controlled trials of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia including 1,151 patients. RESULTS Cognitive remediation was associated with significant improvements across all three outcomes, with a medium effect size for cognitive performance (0.41), a slightly lower effect size… 

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