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Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia: An Overview of Assessment and Management

Susmita Halder

Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, Amity University, Rajasthan. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Akash Kumar Mahato

Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, Amity University, Rajasthan. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.047/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.047

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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.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.047/20150204

10.25215/0204.047

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015