Correlates of cognitive impairment in first episode schizophrenia: The EUFEST study

@article{Galderisi2009CorrelatesOC,
  title={Correlates of cognitive impairment in first episode schizophrenia: The EUFEST study},
  author={S. Galderisi and M. Davidson and R. Kahn and A. Mucci and H. Boter and M. Gheorghe and J. Rybakowski and J. Libiger and S. Dollfus and J. J. L{\'o}pez-Ibor and J. Peuskens and L. Hranov and W. Fleischhacker},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={115},
  pages={104-114}
}
BACKGROUND Profile and correlates of cognitive deficits in first episode (FE) schizophrenia patients are still debated. The present study is aimed to clarify in a large sample of FE patients the extent of impairment in key cognitive domains and its relationships with demographic and clinical variables. METHOD The European First Episode Schizophrenia Trial collected demographic, clinical and neurocognitive baseline data in 498 FE patients with minimal or no prior exposure to antipsychotics… Expand
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