The relationship of social cognition to ward behavior in chronic schizophrenia.

@article{Penn1996TheRO,
  title={The relationship of social cognition to ward behavior in chronic schizophrenia.},
  author={David Lewis Penn and William Spaulding and Dorie Reed and Maureen E Sullivan},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={327-35}
}
The relationship between social cognition (i.e., cognition for social stimuli) and ward behavior among individuals with chronic schizophrenia was investigated. Twenty-seven inpatients completed a battery of cognitive and social-cognitive tasks and were rated by staff on various indices of ward behavior. Overall, there was a relationship between the measures of social cognition and behavior on the ward. Social cognition contributed unique variance beyond cognition to maladaptive behavior on the… CONTINUE READING

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