Jumping to conclusions in psychosis: a faulty appraisal.

  title={Jumping to conclusions in psychosis: a faulty appraisal.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Ruiz Rubio and Miguel Ru{\'i}z-Veguilla and Laureno Hern{\'a}ndez and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Barrig{\'o}n and Mar{\'i}a Dolores Salcedo and Josefa Maria Barrero Moreno and Emilio G{\'o}mez and Steffen Moritz and Maite Ferr{\'i}n},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  volume={133 1-3},
Schizophrenia patients, particularly those with current delusions, show a cognitive bias known as jumping to conclusions, defined as a decision made quickly on the basis of little evidence. The aim of this work was to examine the underlying mechanisms of this cognitive bias by means of the Picture To Decision Task, which allows one to analyse the effect of the context on decisions made. We compared the performance of this task by 42 psychotic patients, 21 siblings of these patients and 77… CONTINUE READING