Neurocognitive functioning before and after the first psychotic episode: does psychosis result in cognitive deterioration?

@article{Becker2010NeurocognitiveFB,
  title={Neurocognitive functioning before and after the first psychotic episode: does psychosis result in cognitive deterioration?},
  author={Hiske E. Becker and Dorien H. Nieman and Suzanne Wiltink and Peter M.A.J. Dingemans and J Reinaud van de Fliert and Eva Velthorst and L D Dick de Haan and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se A M J Van Amelsvoort and Don H. Linszen},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={1599-606}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive impairment is considered to be a core characteristic of schizophrenia. The relationship between psychosis and cognitive deterioration, however, remains unclear. This longitudinal study investigated the neuropsychological functioning of patients before and after their first psychotic episode. Cognitive functioning of participants who later developed a psychosis was compared to that of people at ultra-high risk (UHR) for psychosis who did not develop psychosis at follow-up… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
32 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 32 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…