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Comparative Analysis of Theory of Mind Tests in First Episode Psychosis Patients.

  title={Comparative Analysis of Theory of Mind Tests in First Episode Psychosis Patients.},
  author={Alexandra Morozova and Zhanna Garakh and M{\'a}ria Bendov{\'a} and Yuliya Zaytseva},
  journal={Psychiatria Danubina},
  volume={29 Suppl 3},
The research is based on comparative analysis of 'Hinting Task', 'Faux Pas', and 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes' tests sensitivity in detection of Theory of Mind deficits. The study included 20 subjects with schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum disorders with the first episode of psychosis. Every subject performed the three proposed tests. It was shown that success rate of the three tests differed significantly. The non-verbal test 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes' caused the most difficulties… 

Disentangling the Relationships Between the Clinical Symptoms of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders and Theory of Mind: A Meta-analysis.

Stronger associations were observed between ToM and clinical symptoms in younger patients, those with an earlier age at onset of illness and for tasks assessing a combination of different mental states.

What Do You Have in Mind? Measures to Assess Mental State Reasoning in Neuropsychiatric Populations

  • C. Eddy
  • Psychology
    Front. Psychiatry
  • 2019
The most popular measures used within neuropsychiatric populations to investigate the ability to recognize or reason about the mental states of others, including verbal, visual or audiovisual forms of presentation, are explored.

Assessing cognition in people with severe mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of assessment measures

Among measures evaluated in people with schizophrenia, Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia, Cognitive Assessment Interview, MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery, and CogState Sch schizophrenia Battery were with the highest scores for clinical and research recommendation.



[The evaluation of mentalization deficit by the faux pas test in schizophrenia].

  • E. VargaT. TényiS. FeketeR. Herold
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica : a Magyar Pszichofarmakologiai Egyesulet lapja = official journal of the Hungarian Association of Psychopharmacology
  • 2008
The patients with schizophrenia performed a significant impairment in the faux pas tasks, and an improving tendency were found in the patient's answers, that may mean a capacity to "learn" in the dimension of mentalization.

Theory of mind impairment in schizophrenia: Meta-analysis

A Study of Theory of Mind in Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Theory or Many Theories?

Social cognitive psychologists (Frith, 1992; Hardy-Baylé et al., 2003) sought to explain the social problems and clarify the clinical picture of schizophrenia by proposing a model that relates many

Theory of mind and social functioning in first episode psychosis

Investigating associations in those with first episode psychosis who are unaffected by factors related to long-term mental illness finds theory of mind assessed by verbal stimuli is associated with social functioning in a population with firstepisode psychosis.

Theory of mind and motion perception in schizophrenia.

Results revealed that patients with schizophrenia showed deficits on the Eyes Test and the motion coherence task, which suggests that ToM deficits are related to motion perception dysfunctions, which indicates a possible role of motion-sensitive areas in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia.

Theory of mind in schizophrenia: A critical review

There is considerable evidence that ToM is impaired in people with schizophrenia, however, this is perhaps the only unequivocal finding on the topic to date.

Emotion recognition, ‘theory of mind,’ and social behavior in schizophrenia

  • M. Brüne
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Psychiatry Research
  • 2005

Theory of mind and frontal lobe pathology in schizophrenia: A voxel-based morphometry study