Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia: NIMH MATRICS initiative to support the development of agents for improving cognition in schizophrenia.

@article{Marder2004MeasurementAT,
  title={Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia: NIMH MATRICS initiative to support the development of agents for improving cognition in schizophrenia.},
  author={Stephen R Marder and Wayne Fenton},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2004},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={5-9}
}
The impairments in social and vocational outcome that are common in schizophrenia are strongly related to the severity of impaired neurocognition. This observation led to the initiation of The NIMH's Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (MATRICS) initiative, which supports the development of pharmacological agents to improve cognition in schizophrenia. MATRICS addresses barriers to drug development through a number of activities, including the development of… CONTINUE READING

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