| Published: September 25, 2015
Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia: An Overview of Assessment and Management
Schizophrenia is a psychiatric illness characterized by gross disturbances in thought, perception and speech. The illness is heterogenous in terms of its manifestation as well as etiological factors. Over last two decades, evidence of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia and its impact on functioning and outcome in schizophrenia has been one of the predominant areas of research in schizophrenia. The present article gives an overview of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia, its nature and course as well as remediation strategies.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2015 I S Halder, A Mahato
Received: June 26, 2015; Revision Received: July 19, 2015; Accepted: September 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015