Cognitive mechanisms, psychosocial functioning, and neurocognitive rehabilitation in schizophrenia

  title={Cognitive mechanisms, psychosocial functioning, and neurocognitive rehabilitation in schizophrenia},
  author={Rafael Penad{\'e}s and Teresa Boget and Rosa Ma Catal{\'a}n and Miquel Bernardo and Manel Salamero},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
The aim of the present study is to test Brenner's model of cognitive functioning in schizophrenia. It is assumed that elementary cognitive disorders (attention and encoding) and complex cognitive disorders (recall, concept formation) reinforce each other. Cognitive disorders are supposed to cause detrimental effects on functional outcome. We used cognitive rehabilitation as a strategy to induce cognitive changes in 27 patients assigned to treatment groups following the cognitive modules of the… CONTINUE READING

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