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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Insight Controlled For Cognition In Deficit And Nondeficit Schizophrenia.
Author: Dantas, Clarissa R
Barros, Bruno R
Fernandes, Paula T
Li, Li M
Banzato, Claudio E M
Abstract: Patients with deficit schizophrenia have worse cognition and poorer social functioning compared to the nondeficit ones. Insight is another domain in which these two groups might differ, but data on insight impairment in deficit versus nondeficit schizophrenia are still scarce. We compared 29 patients with deficit schizophrenia to 44 nondeficit patients and found a tendency to poorer insight in the deficit group. However such tendency disappeared when analysis was controlled for cognition, a domain in which both groups differed significantly. This finding reinforces the pressing need for simultaneous assessment of the several dimensions or domains of schizophrenic psychopathology.
Subject: Adolescent
Cognition Disorders
Internal-external Control
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests
Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Schizophrenic Psychology
Social Adjustment
Young Adult
Citation: Schizophrenia Research. v. 128, n. 1-3, p. 124-6, 2011-May.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2011.01.023
Date Issue: 2011
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