Cognitive development prior to onset of psychosis.

  title={Cognitive development prior to onset of psychosis.},
  author={Josephine Mollon and Abraham Reichenberg},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={48 3},
Schizophrenia patients commonly exhibit substantial and diffuse cognitive impairment. Evidence suggests that subtle cognitive deficits are already apparent in childhood and adolescence, many years prior to onset of psychosis. While there is almost unequivocal evidence of some degree of cognitive impairment in individuals who later develop schizophrenia, the literature remains inconclusive regarding the exact nature of this impairment and warrants careful review and interpretation. Meta-analytic… CONTINUE READING
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