General intellectual functioning as a buffer against theory-of-mind deficits in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis.

@article{Hur2013GeneralIF,
  title={General intellectual functioning as a buffer against theory-of-mind deficits in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis.},
  author={Ji-Won Hur and Min Soo Byun and Na young Shin and Ye Seul Shin and Sung Nyun Kim and Joon Hwan Jang and Jun Soo Kwon},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2013},
  volume={149 1-3},
  pages={83-7}
}
The influence of neurocognition, including general intelligence, on theory of mind (ToM) among patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder is controversial. The purpose of the present study was to identify the influences of the non-ToM cognition and general intelligence on ToM performance in individuals at ultra-high risk (UHR) for psychosis. Fifty-five UHR subjects and 58 healthy controls (HCs) completed neurocognitive, verbal, and nonverbal ToM tasks. UHR individuals showed poorer… CONTINUE READING

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