Neurocognitive and social cognitive predictors of interpersonal skill in schizophrenia.

  title={Neurocognitive and social cognitive predictors of interpersonal skill in schizophrenia.},
  author={Amy E. Pinkham and David Lewis Penn},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  volume={143 2-3},
Social dysfunction is among the major criteria for receiving a diagnosis of schizophrenia, and research indicates that the impairments in social functioning experienced by individuals with schizophrenia are strongly related to deficits in interpersonal skills. In turn, these deficits in interpersonal skills have been linked to impairments in general cognitive abilities and impairments in social cognition. This study explored the relationship between neurocognition, social cognition, and… CONTINUE READING

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