Relationships between cognitive deficits, symptoms and quality of life in schizophrenia.

@article{Savilla2008RelationshipsBC,
  title={Relationships between cognitive deficits, symptoms and quality of life in schizophrenia.},
  author={Kara Savilla and Lisa J Kettler and Cherrie Galletly},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={
          496-504
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Schizophrenia is a complex disorder characterized by impairment in a number of domains, all of which contribute to disability. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationships between cognitive function, symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in schizophrenia. METHOD This cross-sectional study measured cognition, positive and negative symptom severity, and quality of life (measured with the Quality of Life Scale) in 57 outpatients with schizophrenia. Correlations… CONTINUE READING

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