Conceptualization and measurement of insight.

  title={Conceptualization and measurement of insight.},
  author={Marjorie Baier and Ruth L Murray and Maryellen McSweeney},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  volume={12 1},
Insight is a complex phenomenon which has been conceptualized variously as a symptom of schizophrenia and as awareness of illness, making comparisons of studies measuring insight difficult. Furthermore, attempts to establish a correlation between insight and successful treatment outcomes are fraught with methodological problems. Specifically, categorical judgments fail to capture important information about the quality of insight; inappropriate inferential statistics have been used; and… CONTINUE READING

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