The relative influences of symptoms, insight, and neurocognition on social adjustment in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

@article{Smith1999TheRI,
  title={The relative influences of symptoms, insight, and neurocognition on social adjustment in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.},
  author={Thomas E. Smith and James W. Hull and Martin Goodman and A Hedayat-Harris and Deborah F Willson and Lars Israel and Richard L. Munich},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1999},
  volume={187 2},
  pages={102-8}
}
Impaired insight and neurocognitive deficits are commonly seen in schizophrenia. No study to date, however, has documented the relative influences of insight deficits, neurocognitive functioning, and psychotic symptoms on overall social adjustment in this population. This was done in a cohort of individuals recovering from acute exacerbations. Forty-six individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder were recruited upon discharge from an inpatient unit. Symptom levels, neurocognitive… CONTINUE READING

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