Association of delusions and lack of cognitive flexibility with social anxiety in schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

@article{Lysaker2006AssociationOD,
  title={Association of delusions and lack of cognitive flexibility with social anxiety in schizophrenia spectrum disorders.},
  author={Paul H Lysaker and Jonathan J Hammersley},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2006},
  volume={86 1-3},
  pages={147-53}
}
Though often overlooked clinically, social anxiety appears to be unusually common in schizophrenia and may represent a barrier to quality of life and wellness. To explore the possible roots of social anxiety in schizophrenia, we concurrently assessed delusions using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale, flexibility of abstract thought using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, capacity for interpersonal relations using the Quality of Life Scale and social anxiety using the Liebowitz Social… CONTINUE READING

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