Social cognition in serious mental illness.

  title={Social cognition in serious mental illness.},
  author={Christine Maria Hoertnagl and A Hofer},
  journal={Current opinion in psychiatry},
  volume={27 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Social cognition represents a fundamental skill for effective social behavior. It is nowadays widely accepted that individuals suffering from serious mental illness are impaired in this domain. RECENT FINDINGS Studies published since June 2012 have been reviewed, with a particular focus on theory of mind, social perception, social knowledge, attributional bias, and emotion processing in patients suffering from schizophrenia and mood disorders. SUMMARY The reviewed… CONTINUE READING
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