Generalized cognitive impairments, ability to perform everyday tasks, and level of independence in community living situations of older patients with psychosis.

@article{Twamley2002GeneralizedCI,
  title={Generalized cognitive impairments, ability to perform everyday tasks, and level of independence in community living situations of older patients with psychosis.},
  author={Elizabeth W Twamley and Rishi R Doshi and Gauri V Nayak and Barton W. Palmer and Shahrokh Golshan and Robert K. Heaton and Thomas L Patterson and Dilip V. Jeste},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={159 12},
  pages={2013-20}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the relationship between performance of instrumental activities of daily living, as measured with the University of California, San Diego, Performance-Based Skills Assessment (UPSA), and measures of cognitive functioning and independence in the community living situation of older outpatients with psychotic disorders. METHOD One hundred eleven middle-aged and elderly outpatients with primary psychotic disorders were administered the UPSA, the Mattis Dementia… CONTINUE READING

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