Cognitive training for divergent thinking in schizophrenia: A pilot study

@article{Nemoto2009CognitiveTF,
  title={Cognitive training for divergent thinking in schizophrenia: A pilot study},
  author={Takahiro Nemoto and Ryoko Yamazawa and Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Nobuharu Fujita and Bun Chino and Chiyo Fujii and Haruo Kashima and Yuri Rassovsky and Michael F. Green and Masafumi Mizuno},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={1533-1536}
}
Individuals with schizophrenia demonstrate deficits in divergent thinking. This ability is indispensable for generating creative solutions and navigating the complexities of social interactions. In a pilot study, seventeen stable schizophrenia outpatients were randomly assigned to a training program for divergent thinking or a control program on convergent thinking. After eight weeks of training, participants in the divergent thinking program had significantly greater improvements on measures… Expand
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