Integration of emotional and cognitive aspects of theory of mind in schizophrenia and its relation to prefrontal neurocognitive performance.

@article{Shur2008IntegrationOE,
  title={Integration of emotional and cognitive aspects of theory of mind in schizophrenia and its relation to prefrontal neurocognitive performance.},
  author={Syvan Shur and Simone G. Shamay-Tsoory and Yechiel Levkovitz},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          472-90
        }
}
INTRODUCTION There is substantial evidence that patients with schizophrenia present with impaired Theory of Mind (ToM). Whereas previous studies have focused on general ToM abilities, the present study is aimed at testing the underlying behavioural and neurocognitive mechanisms of the impaired integration of affective and cognitive aspects of ToM (the integration of emotional information with mentalising) in patients with schizophrenia. METHODS Twenty-six patients with schizophrenia and 35… CONTINUE READING
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