Improvement in social competence with short-term atypical antipsychotic treatment: a randomized, double-blind comparison of quetiapine versus risperidone for social competence, social cognition, and neuropsychological functioning.

@article{Harvey2006ImprovementIS,
  title={Improvement in social competence with short-term atypical antipsychotic treatment: a randomized, double-blind comparison of quetiapine versus risperidone for social competence, social cognition, and neuropsychological functioning.},
  author={Philip D. Harvey and Thomas L Patterson and Larry S Potter and Kate Zhong and Martin Brecher},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={163 11},
  pages={1918-25}
}
OBJECTIVE While neuropsychological test performance is correlated with social outcomes in patients with schizophrenia, there is little evidence to date that changes in neuropsychological performance are associated with changes in these outcomes. As part of an efficacy and tolerability study of atypical antipsychotics, the authors used a performance-based measure of social competence as a short-term outcome measure and examined the correlations between changes in social competence and… CONTINUE READING

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