Memory functioning and negative symptoms as differential predictors of social problem solving skills in schizophrenia.

@article{Ventura2013MemoryFA,
  title={Memory functioning and negative symptoms as differential predictors of social problem solving skills in schizophrenia.},
  author={Joseph Ventura and Shelley R Tom and Chris Jetton and R. Santiago Kern},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2013},
  volume={143 2-3},
  pages={307-11}
}
BACKGROUND Neurocognition in general, and memory functioning in particular, as well as symptoms have all been shown to be related to social problem solving (SPS) in schizophrenia. However, few studies have directly compared the relative contribution of neurocognition vs. psychiatric symptoms to the components of SPS. METHOD Sixty outpatients (aged 21-65) who met DSM-IV criteria for schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder were administered a broad battery of memory tests and assessed for… CONTINUE READING

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