Meta-analysis of Theory of Mind (ToM) impairment in bipolar disorder.

  title={Meta-analysis of Theory of Mind (ToM) impairment in bipolar disorder.},
  author={Emre Bora and Chandra Bartholomeusz and Christos Pantelis},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={46 2},
BACKGROUND Theory of mind (ToM) dysfunction is prominent in a number of psychiatric disorders, in particular, autism and schizophrenia, and can play a significant role in poor functioning. There is now emerging evidence suggesting that ToM abilities are also impaired in bipolar disorder (BP); however, the relationship between ToM deficits and mood state is not clear. METHOD We conducted a meta-analysis of ToM studies in BP. Thirty-four studies comparing 1214 patients with BP and 1097 healthy… CONTINUE READING
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